Test Catalog

Test ID: PDCRW    
Pompe Disease Cross-Reactive Immunological Material Status, Leukocytes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Newborn Screen Follow-up for Pompe Disease In Special Instructions

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole blood

Shipping Instructions

For optimal isolation of leukocytes, it is recommended the specimen arrive refrigerated within 7 days of collection to be stabilized. Collect specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be collected and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Vacutainer 4.0 mL CPT Mononuclear Cell Preparation Tube (T840)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect 4 mL blood in CPT mononuclear cell preparation tube.

2. Mix by inversion 6 to 8 times.

3. Centrifuge at 1800xg for 30 minutes within 2 hours of collection.

4. Send CPT tube on cold packs. Do not aliquot plasma.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test


Biochemical Genetics Patient Information (T602) in Special Instructions.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

2 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole bloodRefrigerated7 daysNaCit BLUBLK CellPrep