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Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein (WASP)

Additional Codes

For Research Use Only (RUO) testing, see "WAS Protein Expression".

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test


WASP expression

WAS protein expression

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL


Note: Samples must be drawn Monday through Thursday, 1000 AM and 1400 PM ONLY. Samples drawn outside of these times may be rejected. If drawn outside of the times, contact the Send Outs department at x72563 for further clarification. Send sample(s) to Main Lab immediately after collection. Specimens are stable for only 24 hours at room temperature.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Frozen, clotted, hemolyzed or centrifuged specimens. Specimen collected in an unacceptable anticoagulant.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage Location: Affix a large Cerner label to the sample(s), place in the room temperature Send Outs rack, and notify the Send Outs department


Off-site collection: No off-site collection.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 24 h
  Refrigerated Unacceptable
  Frozen Unacceptable



STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 2 - 4 d


Performing Laboratory

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

CCHMC - Julie Beach

Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory, Rm R2328

3333 Burnet Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039


Phone Number: (513) 636-4685


Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

CPT Codes

88184, 88185 (x2), 88187


Method: Flow Cytometry

Analytical Volume: 1 mL Dark Green/Sodium Heparin Whole Blood


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein (WASP)
Reference Test Code 2900400
Instructions Ship ambient, Monday through Friday, via FedEx Priority Overnight. Saturday delivery is not acceptable.


Reference Ranges