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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Cell markers / Immunophenotyping analysis


Flow cytometry

Price Comment

External price - contact the laboratory

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Blood:4 mL heparin (dark green), Bone Marrow or Tissue: RPMI

Sample Delivery to Lab

Samples should be sent to the laboratory ASAP. Flow cytometry is best performed on fresh samples less than 24 hours old.

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

Full clinical details should be provided with each request. A slide must be sent with bone marrow samples.

Aliquot Transport

Send at 4°C

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

1 week


Immunophenotyping by Flow Cytometry

Additional Information

Samples received after 1400 hrs will be analysed next working day

Electronic Information

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