Turnaround Time: 1 - 3 days
CPT Code:

86356, 86357

Test Type: Fill tube(s) to capacity. Whole Blood
Stability Time:

48 hrs


Monitor the CD57 lymphocyte subset in patients with chronic Lyme disease.

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Lanier L, Jackson A. Monoclonal antibodies: Differentiation antigens expressed on leukocytes. In: Rose N, deMacario E, Fahey J, et al, eds. Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology. 4th ed. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology;1992:chap 23.

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube and yellow-top (ACD-A) or (ACD-B) tube.

Invert tube 8 to 10 times immediately after collection. To preserve cellular viability, collect specimen so it will arrive in the laboratory within 48 hours of collection. Indicate date and time of venipuncture on the tube(s) and on the test request form.

Maintain specimen at room temperature. Do not freeze or refrigerate.