Sezary Cell Exam
0049180
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
SEZARY
Methodology
Stain
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Time SensitiveTime Sensitive

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 5 mL whole blood AND 6 unfixed, air-dried, and unstained push smears made from the blood collected. (Min: 1 mL AND 6 unfixed smears).  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Specimens should be received within 24 hours of collection. Testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
0-15% - Lymphocytes having Sezary morphology within normal limits
16% or greater - Abnormal  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
85060
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0049058Sezary Cell
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Aliases
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • S Cell Exam