Lymphocyte Sub Sets

Description: 
Flow cytometry for CD3, CD4, CD8, C19, CD16+56
Clinical details: 
HIV, Sezary Syndrome, T-cell cutaneous disorders
Reference range: 

Dependent on age.  Available on request and on each results report.

Synonyms or keywords: 
LSS, Lymphocytes subset analysis, lymphocyte immunophenotyping, CD4 count, CD19 count, immune monitoring, CD4:CD8 ratio, HIV, Sezary, Mycosis Fungoides, CTCL, T cell cutaneous disorders
Sample type and Volume required: 
Whole Blood EDTA. Minimum sample volume 1mL.
Turnaround time: 
2 working days. Urgent analysis available upon request, please contact the laboratory.
Storage and transport: 
Store and transport samples at ambient temperature, do not refrigerate. Samples ≥48hrs old are unsuitable for analysis.
Contacts:
Special Haematology Department at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
St Thomas’ Hospital
5th Floor - North Wing
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
Telephone - 0207 188 8189

Guy’s Hospital
4th Floor - Southwark Wing
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT
Telephone - 020 7188 3421

Flow Cytometry/Immunophenotyping Laboratory at Guy's and St Thomas' Clinical Advisory Service
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Anna.Green@gstt.nhs.uk
Yurina.Miki@gstt.nhs.uk
Mark.Ong@gstt.nhs.uk
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 20/10/2021