Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for CD34-Stem cells/Progenitor cells

Test Name: CD34-Stem cells/Progenitor cells
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Flow Cytometry (VH)
Specimen Type: Mobilized peripheral blood, apheresis product from stem cell mobilized patient
Collection Information: Consult the Flow Cytometry Laboratory at (519) 685-8500 x 57450.
Test Schedule: Monday-Friday

Fridays or prior to STAT holidays, routine specimens must be received in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory at Victoria Hospital by 1300.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
24 hours
3 hours
Reference Range: N/A
Effective Date: 2006-06-01
Revised Date: 2020-06-01
Critical Value: N/A
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Method of Analysis: In vitro quantitation using monoclonal antibodies following the ISHAGE protocol.
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Specimens are to be shipped/transported within 1 hour of collection to the Flow Cytometry Laboratory at Victoria Hospital at room temperature.

Samples must be received and processed within 24 hour of collection by the Flow Cytometry Laboratory.

Peripheral blood samples are to be sent within 1 hour of collection to the Flow Cytometry Laboratory.

Apheresis products are to be sent to the Blood Transfusion Laboratory for processing. Contact the Blood Transfusion Laboratory at (519) 685-8500 x 58292 for instructions.

Once received by the Flow Cytometry Laboratory, samples are to be stored at 4oC.
System Codes: 
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