Hairy Cell Leukemia Panel

Additional Info

  • Methodology: Flow Cytometry
  • Test Description:

    Markers:  CD11c, CD20, CD25, CD45, CD103


    The Hairy Cell Leukemia Panel by flow cytometry is used to aid in the initial diagnosis of hairy cell leukemia or hairy cell leukemia variant or to assess for the presence of residual/relapsed disease. This panel is best used in combination with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Panel.

  • Specimen Requirements:

    Bone marrow aspirate: 2-3 ml in green top (sodium heparin) or purple top (EDTA) tube
    Peripheral blood: 5-7 ml in green top (sodium heparin) or purple top (EDTA) tube

  • Storage & Transportation:

    Specimens should be received within 24-48 hours from collection to ensure acceptable cell viability. Peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirate specimens can be stored and transported at room temperature. Other tissue biopsies and body fluids should be refrigerated but not frozen; please use a cold pack to transport these specimens, making sure the cold pack is not in direct contact with the specimen.

  • Level of Service: Global
  • Turnaround Time: 1 day
  • ***: The CPT codes provided with our test descriptions are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. Correct CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.