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Test Code SAP Protein Expression SAP Protein Expression

Important Note

This test is no longer offered by Seattle Children's Hospital effective November 1, 2016

Clinical System Name

SAP Protein Expression

Synonyms

LYP; SAP; XLP; DSHP; EBVS; IMD5; XLPD; MTCP1; XLPD1; SAP/SH2D1A

SAP protein analysis by flow cytometry

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Whole Blood

Container(s):  Dark Green/Sodium Heparin (no serum separator)

Preferred Vol:  10 mL

Minimum Vol:  5 mL (for young children only)

 

Note: Specimens stable for only 24 hours at room temperature.

 

  Collected in-house at Seattle Children's Collected off-site (including SCH Bellevue)
M-Th collect any time collect any time
Friday must be received by main lab before 9 AM to ensure noon delivery to CCHMC must be received at CCHMC before 12 noon Friday
Saturday do not collect do not collect
day before a holiday ok if collected before 9 AM must be received at CCHMC before 12 noon day before holiday
Sunday ok if collected after 12 noon (to be tested next morning)

 ok if collected after 12 noon only if arrival at CCHMC before 12 noon next day

Sunday before a holiday Monday do not collect do not collect
Holiday ok if collected after 12 noon (to be tested next morning)

ok if collected after 12 noon only if arrival at CCHMC before 12 noon next day

 

   

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Clotted specimen, microtainers, refrigerated, samples >24 hours old

Spin:  N

Aliquot:  N

Temp:  RT

Storage location: Place whole blood in CPA room temp send-outs rack. Store extra labels in the clear plastic box attached to CPA refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection:  It is critical that samples be kept at room temperature; use extra packing to maintain temperature.

Stability

Temperature Time
Room temp 24 hours
Refrigerated N
Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Monday - Thurs; Friday must be in lab before noon

 

Limited specimen stability - see sample requirements

Performing Laboratory

Cincinnati Children's Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory

Department

Department:  CCHMC

Address:  DIL-Rm R2328, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

Phone: 513-636-4685

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

Methodology

Method:  Flow Cytometry

Analytical Volume: