Flow cytometry is used to aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of lymphoma and leukaemia.
Haematology - Surface Markers
Acute Leukaemia Phenotyping
Solid Tissue Surface Markers
Stem Cell Analysis (CD34)
See sample handling and storage protocol (resources section)
Samples should be sent to the laboratory ASAP as flow cytometry analysis is best performed on fresh samples (preferably less than 24 hours old).
Full clinical details should be provided with each request.
All samples should be sent at room temperature - never adjacent to an ice pack or frozen.
Provided with report
Immunophenotyping by Flow Cytometry analysis.
Contact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email LabInfo@cdhb.health.nz
Contact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
Samples sent late Friday or expected to arrive during the weekend are processed by prior arrangment only and will be charged an additional call-back charge. Contact the laboratory with sample details including expected time of arrival and name of patient.
Laboratory contact details: During working hours phone (03) 3640 917. After working hours contact on-call staff via CHL reception (03) 3640 300.
Price: Specific tests are performed depending on clinical details and results from initial flow cytometry screening tests. Contact the CHL Quality Manager for specific price enquiries.
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