Item Value
Test name Lymphocyte Antigen Stimulation
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 10-12 days.
Performed by Mayo
Normal range
Viability of lymphocytes at day 0 ≥ 75.0%
Maximum proliferation of Candida albicans as % CD45 ≥ 5.7%
Maximum proliferation of Candida albicans as % CD3 ≥ 3.0%
Maximum proliferation of tetanus toxoid as % CD45 ≥ 5.2%
Maximum proliferation of tetanus toxoid as % CD3 ≥ 3.3%

Container type Dark Green top
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Collection Instructions Collect blood Monday through Thursday only.

Specimen must be received for sendout at China Basin by 3:30 pm on day of collection.

Specimens must arrive at Mayo laboratories within 24 hours of collection, therefore samples must be drawn and delivered to UCSF laboratory by 12:00 noon to meet processing deadline.

For Brown & Toland patients Authorization from B&T is required before samples are collected.
Sample type Heparinized whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667