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Test Code PLINK Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria, PI-Linked Antigen, Blood

Reporting Name

PNH, PI-Linked AG, B

Useful For

Screening for and confirming the diagnosis of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)

 

Monitoring patients with PNH

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of draw.

 

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 2.6 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube. Do not transfer blood to other containers.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole blood Ambient (preferred) 72 hours
  Refrigerated  72 hours

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided. 

 

RED BLOOD CELLS:

PNH RBC-Partial Antigen loss: 0.00-0.99%

PNH RBC-Complete Antigen loss: 0.00-0.01%

PNH Granulocytes: 0.00-0.01%

PNH Monocytes: 0.00-0.05%

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Specimens are processed Monday through Sunday.

Results reported Monday through Friday.

Test Classification

This test was developed using an analyte specific reagent. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

88184-Flow cytometry, RBC x 1

88184-Flow cytometry, WBC x 1

88185-Flow cytometry, additional marker (each), RBC x 1

88185-Flow cytometry, additional marker (each), WBC x 6

88188-Flow Cytometry Interpretation, 9-15 Markers x 1

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PLINK PNH, PI-Linked AG, B 90735-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CK079 Interpretation 90739-4
CK080 PNH RBC-Partial Ag Loss 33662-8
CK081 PNH RBC-Complete Ag Loss 90738-6
CK082 PNH Granulocytes 90737-8
CK083 PNH Monocytes 90736-0

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject

Method Name

Immunophenotyping

Additional Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
FCIMS Flow Cytometry Interp, 9-15 Markers No, (Bill Only) Yes

Secondary ID

62139