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

Useful For

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

 

Monitoring patients with PNH

Method Name

Immunophenotyping

Reporting Name

PNH, PI-Linked AG, B

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection.

 

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 2.6 mL

Collection Instructions: Send whole blood specimen in original tube. Do not aliquot.


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) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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

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 US Food and Drug Administration.

Report Available

1 to 2 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Additional Tests

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