Item Value
Test name Lymphocyte Mitogen 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 phytohemagglutinin as % CD45 ≥ 49.9%
Maximum proliferation of phytohemagglutinin as % CD3 ≥ 58.5%
Maximum proliferation of pokeweed mitogen as % CD45 ≥ 4.5%
Maximum proliferation of pokeweed mitogen as % CD3 ≥ 3.5%
Maximum proliferation of pokeweed mitogen as % CD19 ≥ 3.9%
Container type Dark Green top
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood from patient
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