Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Flow Naive/Memory T Cell

CMH Lab Section
Flow Cytometry

Specimen Requirements
M-F: 3 mL blood in EDTA tube
After 1400 or on weekends, yellow-top (ACD) tube is only acceptable specimen

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
48-hours

Special Instructions
CBC with differential request must accompany Flow Cytometry test requests in order to report results.
Specimens can not be refrigerated.

Methodology
Antibody staining for cell surface markers (CD3, CD4, CD45RA, & CD62L) analyzed on a flow cytometer.

Ranges
Result interpretation by Pathologist

UNITS = CUMM

Naïve T-helper ABS#

Memory T-helper ABS#

 

 

0-2 mo = 1200 -3600

0-2 mo = 60 -900

3-6 mo = 1300 -3600

3-6 mo = 120 -630

7-12 mo = 1100 -3600

7-12 mo = 160 -800

12mo-2yr =950 -2800

12mo-2yr =210 -850

3-6 yr = 420 -1500

3-6 yr = 220 -660

7-12 yr = 310 -1000

7-12 yr = 230 -630

13-18 yr = 210 -750

13-18 yr = 240 -700

>18 yr = 200 -700

>18 yr = 250 -750


Naïve T-suppressor ABS #

Memory T-suppressor ABS #

 

 

0-2 mo = 380 -1300

0-2 mo = 30 -330

3-6 mo = 450 -1200

3-6 mo = 30 -290

7-12 mo = 330 -1200

7-12 mo = 40 -330

12mo-2yr =400 -1400

12mo-2yr =60 -570

3-6 yr = 260 -850

3-6 yr = 90 -440

7-12 yr = 200 -650

7-12 yr = 70 -390

13-18 yr = 170 -560

13-18 yr = 60 -310

>18 yr = 150 -500

>18 yr = 50 -280



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