Chimerism Analysis With CD56 Cells (Transplant Monitoring)

CPT: 81268
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Cell Sorting CD56
  • Chimerism Analysis With Sorted NK Cells
  • Engraftment Monitoring Sorted NK Cells

Use

Monitor level of donor CD56 cells in the recipient (patient-host) of a stem cell transplant. Polymorphic loci determined in the preëngraftment testing are used as a reference for the evaluation.

Limitations

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Methodology

Antibody-mediated positive selection of CD56 cells and separation with magnetic nanoparticles. DNA analysis by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of short tandem repeats (STR)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

6 mL

Minimum Volume

4 mL

Container

Yellow-top (ACD-A or ACD-B) tube

Patient Preparation

None

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Causes for Rejection

Improper collection tube (ie, EDTA or heparin); hemolysis; clotted specimen

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

To schedule this test, you must telephone 800-533-1037, HLA customer service. Ship specimen to arrive in the laboratory between Monday and Friday.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
176092 Chimerism Analysis CD56 Cells 176154 Donor 1 N/A
176092 Chimerism Analysis CD56 Cells 176413 Donor 2 N/A
176092 Chimerism Analysis CD56 Cells 176414 Donor 3 N/A
176092 Chimerism Analysis CD56 Cells 176415 Donor 4 N/A

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