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Test Code IMCFN Immune Cell Function

Specimen Required

1 mL whole blood

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 30 hours Refrigerated: Unacceptable Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Due To

Hemolysis Samples received >30 hours after collection

Method Name


Collection Container / Tube

Preferred: Sodium Heparin (Green Top)
Other Acceptable Container: None

Transport / Storage Conditions

Room temperature

Special Instructions

“Collect and submit sample Monday through Thursday only. Aseptically collect whole blood into a specimen collection tube containing sodium heparin. Test available by prior arrangement only. Contact your local laboratory for specific directions. Special logistic arrangements must be made prior to ordering the test. Samples received exceeding 30 hours will be rejected. "

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