Flow Granulocyte Oxidative Burst Immune Deficiency Panel
CMH Lab Section
3 mL of blood in EDTA lavender
Turn Around Time
Specimens must be <24 hours old when received in the Flow Cytometry Lab
Friday: Specimens must bedrawn and received in the Flow Cytometry Lab before 1400
Do NOT collect after 1400 Fridays or on weekends
Room temperature, do not refrigerate
Granulocytes are stimulated with Phorbol 12-Myristate 13-Acetate (PMA). Measurements of unstimulated and stimulated granulocytes are compared.
Testing measures granulocyte oxidase activity which is useful in diagnosis of Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD).
Interpreted by Pathologist.