Test Categories: Processing Tests

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Form
CTL Processing Tests Colony Forming Units (CFU) Culture of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) including erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic 14 to 16 days Cryovial, product bag, cell culture medium, eg RPMI, IMDM CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Processing Tests Complete Blood Count Total nucleated cell count, hematocrit and a breakout of mononuclear cell and granulocyte percentages 24 to 48 hours Sample size is 0.5mL, red top tube, shipped at 1-10 C CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Processing Tests Manual Differential – on product received at BSL Manual white blood cell count differential 24 hours Cryovial, product bag, EDTA tube CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Processing Tests Sterility Bacterial and fungal cultures on product 14 to 16 days Cryovial, product bag, tissue transport medium CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Processing Tests Trypan Blue Viability Simple dye exclusion test to measure the percentage of viable white cells 2 hours; M-F 8am-8pm 0.5mL of anticoagulant HPC product, shipped at 1 -10 C CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Colony Forming Units (CFU)
Description Culture of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) including erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic
Turn Around Times 14 to 16 days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, cell culture medium, eg RPMI, IMDM
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Complete Blood Count
Description Total nucleated cell count, hematocrit and a breakout of mononuclear cell and granulocyte percentages
Turn Around Times 24 to 48 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Sample size is 0.5mL, red top tube, shipped at 1-10 C
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Manual Differential – on product received at BSL
Description Manual white blood cell count differential
Turn Around Times 24 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, EDTA tube
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Sterility
Description Bacterial and fungal cultures on product
Turn Around Times 14 to 16 days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, tissue transport medium
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Trypan Blue Viability
Description Simple dye exclusion test to measure the percentage of viable white cells
Turn Around Times 2 hours; M-F 8am-8pm
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 0.5mL of anticoagulant HPC product, shipped at 1 -10 C
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203