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.
Green (sodium heparin).
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)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Send Monday- Thursday only. Specimen must be sent directly to performing laboratory. Room temperature.
Ambient: 30 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011053||Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation|
- Beryllium Lymphocyte Stimulation, Blood