Test Catalog

Test ID: CEE49    
CD49d Cell Expression Evaluation, Varies

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

A complete diagnostic B-cell, T-cell, or acute immunophenotyping panel is not performed. In some cases, a limited morphologic evaluation will be performed.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing


Advisory Information

This test should not be used as a shortened diagnostic panel. For a complete diagnostic B-cell, T-cell, or acute immunophenotyping panel, order LCMS / Leukemia/Lymphoma Immunophenotyping, Flow Cytometry, Varies.


This test evaluates CD49d expression only. For CD20 expression, order CEE20 / CD20 Cell Expression Evaluation, Varies. For CD52 expression, order CEE52 / CD52 Cell Expression Evaluation, Varies.

Shipping Instructions

It is recommended that specimens arrive within 24 hours of draw. Draw and package specimen as close to shipping time as possible.

Necessary Information

The following information is required:

1. The therapeutic monoclonal antibody being used or considered

2. The pertinent hematologic diseases that have been diagnosed or considered

3. Specimen source

4. Date and time of collection

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

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:


Specimen Type: Blood


Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Sodium heparin or EDTA

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Do not transfer blood to other containers.

2. Label specimen as blood.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient/Refrigerated


Specimen Type: Bone marrow


Preferred: Yellow top (ACD)

Acceptable: Sodium heparin or EDTA

Specimen Volume: 1-5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Label specimen as bone marrow.

2. Submission of bilateral specimens is not required.

Specimen Stability Information: Ambient/Refrigerated


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request (T726) with the specimen.

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

Blood: 3 mL
Bone Marrow Aspirate: 1 mL

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

No specimen should be rejected.

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
VariesVaries4 days