Search Specimen Collection Manual
Flow Cytometry – Leukemia / Lymphoma
Leukemia Cell Surface Markers:
Cytofluorometric quantitation of mononuclear cell surface antigens using monoclonal antibodies. Useful in distinguishing leukemic cell lineage and stage of differentiation. Cytoplasmic IgM will be included on all specimens from children under 15 years of age with pre-B ALL.
Lymphoma Cell Surface Markers:
Cytofluorometric quantitation of mononuclear cell surface antigens using monoclonal antibodies to distinguish T cell or B cell lineage. DNA ploidy analysis will be performed if required.
- Collect 1mL bone marrow; 20mL peripheral blood.
- Immediately aliquot into a 3 mL EDTA vacutainer.
- Deliver to Pathology Medical Services, P.C. immediately at room temperature.