Flow Cytometry (For Lymphoma)

Synonyms

Lymphoma, Flow Cytometry, Surgical Pathology
Surgical Pathology, Flow Cytometry

EPIC Order Number

3000015 – Clinic Pathology Request

4000079 – Hospital Pathology Request (complete letter in EPIC)

Collect

  • Send in a sterile container, lymph node or other tissue, in saline or in RPMI (can be obtained from AIP prior to procedure). 
  • Label specimen container with two patient identifiers (patient name, DOB, and/or MRN), collection date/time, and specimen site/source.
  • Specimen must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Request (or EPIC Electronic Order) including two patient identifiers (patient name, DOB, and/or MRN), collection date/time,  pertinent patient history, performing physician, and specimen site/source.  Also indicate a request for flow cytometry.

Please call Surgical Pathology at 715-847-2130 before sending.

Unacceptable

Specimen in 10% neutral buffered formalin

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Performed

Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Reported/Turnaround Time

Results are reported by Aspirus Reference Laboratory in 2-4 working days.

NOTE:  Results may be delayed or the sample rejected if pertinent and/or required information is conflicting or missing.

See Flow Cytometry Report from Aspirus Reference Laboratory

88184 - 1st Marker

88185 - Each Remaining Marker

88187, 88188, 88189 - Professional