Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Flow T Cell Immune Deficiency Panel

Synonyms
Cell Surface Marker Panel
T-Cell Helper/Suppressor panel
T Cell CD4/CD8 Panel

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
24 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 analyzed on a flow cytometer.

Ranges
Panel includes surface markers: CD3, CD4, & CD8

 

0 months

1 month

6 months

2 years

4 years

8 years

12 years

21 years

CD3 (%)

59-84

59-84

53-81

58-80

55-82

55-82

58-82

58-85

CD3 (Absolute per mm3)

1600-5500

2000-6500

1500-5600

1600-4300

1100-3400

900-2900

900-2600

700-2800

CD4 (%)

39-63

39-63

30-55

34-52

32-52

30-55

30-55

30-59

CD4 (Absolute per mm3)

1200-4200

1500-5100

1900-3600

900-2900

500-2100

450-1600

500-1700

300-1900

CD8 (%)

14-35

14-35

14-35

16-35

14-35

14-35

14-35

14-38

CD8 (Absolute per mm3)

400-2100

650-2500

550-2300

600-1900

400-1100

300-1000

250-1000

200-1000



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