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Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation, Blood
2011052
Ordering Recommendation

Recommended test for identifying beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD). Use in asymptomatic individuals with chronic exposure to beryllium or in symptomatic individuals with a history of beryllium exposure.

Mnemonic
BE LYM PRO
Methodology
Cell Culture
Performed
Varies
Reported
14-17 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Green (sodium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Specimen must be received at performing laboratory with 24 hours of collection. Do not send to ARUP Laboratories. For direct submission instructions, please contact ARUP Referral Testing at (800) 242-2787, ext. 5145. Gently invert several times to mix and prevent clotting. Do not centrifuge. Transport 40 mL whole blood in the original collection tube(s). (Min: 30 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Send Monday- Thursday only. Specimen must be sent directly to performing laboratory. Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Centrifuged specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 30 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2011053Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation
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Aliases
  • BeLPT
  • Beryllium Lymphocyte Stimulation, Blood
  • LPT
  • Metals

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