Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at 3:39:56 PM

New York State Department of Health Cellular Immunololgy-Malignant Leukocyte Immunophenotyping Sustaining Standard of Practice 1: Client Instructions for Specimen collection and Transport has new requirements:

1. If a specimen for Leukemia/Lymphoma testing is not sent the same day as collection, refrigerate the specimen at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.

2. All specimens for Leukemia/Lymphoma testing MUST BE transported with cold (not frozen) packs.

For additional questions, please feel free to contact the Flow Cytometry department at 763-5509.

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