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Maternal T Cell Engraftment in SCID, Maternal Specimen
2014704
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor engraftment of maternal T cells in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) prior to allogenic stem cell transplantation.

Mnemonic
SCID-MAT
Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fragment Analysis
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
5-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), or Yellow (ACD Solution A).
New York State Clients: Lavender (EDTA). Collect Monday-Thursday only. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL)
New York State Clients: Transport 14 mL whole blood. (Min: 6 mL). Do not send to ARUP Laboratories. Specimens must be received at performing laboratory within 24 hours of collection. For specimen requirements and direct submission instructions please contact ARUP Referral Testing at (800) 242-2787, ext. 5145. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1week; Frozen: Unacceptable
New York State Clients: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Reported under STR-SCID.

Note
This sample serves as a genetic baseline for comparison to sorted T cell and maternal sample to determine if engraftment has occurred.
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
See CPT codes under Maternal T Cell Engraftment in SCID (ARUP test code 2014694)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2014705Maternal Specimen, Maternal Engraftment
2014706Maternal Engraftment, Informative Loci
2014707Maternal Engraftment, Mat Spec Interp
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • Maternal cell engraftment
  • Maternal engraftment
  • SCID
  • SCID engraftment