Flow Cytometry Lymphoma Workup at Main

Test Mnemonic


Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories

Alternate Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
UnspecifiedAspirate, fine needleRPMI mediaRefrigeratedRefrigerated 


Environmental Condition Description
RefrigeratedFresh tissue in RPMI tissue storage media should be refrigerated and tested ASAP. A sample viability will be determined with every flow panel performed.

Days Performed

Mon - Sat

Turnaround Time

1 - 3 days


Name Description
Flow Cytometry (FC) 

Reference Range

Special Info

Flow Cytometry may be performed, including but not limited to the following antibodies: CD2, CD3, CD4, CD5, CD7, CD8, CD10, CD13, CD16/56, CD19, CD20, CD23, CD45, CD123, KAPPA, LAMBDA, TRBC1 and CD200. Based on review of the flow cytometry results the following tests may be ordered and billed: Additional flow markers, molecular and FISH assays.

Clinical Info

To rule out Lymphoma.