Note: All samples should be forwarded to LabPlus at room temperature within 24hours.
12 mL CPD Blood (Preferred) 4.5 mL Paediatric EDTA Blood 12 mL EDTA Blood 4.5 mL Paediatric CPD Blood Turnaround Time: Within 2 weeks, 4 days Diagnostic Use and Interpretation
T-cell separtaion can be performed on blood samples to enrich for Lymphoid (CD3+) cells.
DNA Chimerism studies will be required following a sex-matched bone marrow transplant. Please submit a second CPD tube with the Donor Storage specimen, if this service is clinically indicated.
If a bone marrow transplant is sex-mismatched, FISH chimerism studies should be considered instead.
To contact the Molecular Haematology team please call:
Auckland City Hospital (09) 307 4949 Lablink ext 22000 Prof. Peter Browett (Haematologist) ext 9090-86281 Nikhil Ghallayan (Section Leader) ext 22006 Molecular Haematology Lab ext 22005
For more inforamtion about the Molecular Haematology service at LabPLUS:
Molecular Haematology information page