NEUTROPHIL OXIDATIVE BURST ASSAY (DHR)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a green sodium or lithium heparin tube. Also draw blood from a healthy unrelated individual in a green sodium or lithium heparin tube, to be used as a normal control. Send both tubes containing 3.0 mL whole blood at room temperature. Collect samples Monday-Friday only. Samples must be transported the day of collection. CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE.

Methodology
Flow Cytometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeNEUOB
CPT-4 Code (s)
86352
LOINC Codes
Neutrophil Oxidative Burst   30903-9  
EER Neutrophil Oxidative Burst   11526-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory