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Test Code HLX Tartrate Resistant Acid Phosphatase Stain CASE Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Cytochemical Staining

Reference Values

Pathologists interpretation

Test Classification and CPT Coding

88319

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Blood

Container/Tube:  Green-top (sodium heparin) tube

Specimen:  3 mL of sodium heparin whole blood

Transport Temperature:  Ambient

Collection Instructions:  Deliver specimen to laboratory STAT.
Note:  1. Indicate blood on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (blood).

 

Bone Marrow

Obtain 3 mL of bone marrow in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s). Forward promptly at ambient temperature. Deliver specimen to laboratory STAT.

Note:  1. Indicate bone marrow on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (bone marrow).