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Doctor insights on: Hla Dr4 Flow Cytometry

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Hematologist wants to repeat flow cytometry. Any risks?

No: It is a specialized blood test which does not have any harmful effects on the patient, other than a needle stick to draw a blood sample or a biopsy of the tissue to be tested. ...Read more

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How long does it take to receive results from a peripheral blood flow cytometry test?

How long does it take to receive results from a peripheral blood flow cytometry test?

Cytometry test: Hard to say as time various greatly with each doctor and lab. Best bet is to call the doctors office and ask. ...Read more

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The lymphoid population consists of polyclonal b cells cd19,cd20,cd45 pos, cd5, cd10 neg w/o light chain. What does this mean on flow cytometry?

This is normal: We would worry if you had Monoclonal Lymphocyte excess, a polyclonal pattern is normal. But why did you have the Flow cytometry done in the first place? Give us more detailed history if you need our guidance. ...Read more

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What does normal cd34 number mean in flow cytometry report? What are cd numbers?

What does normal cd34 number mean in flow cytometry report?  What are cd numbers?

Stem cells: Cd numbers are "cluster of differentiation" numbers. Cd34 is a cell marker for stem cells and other cells in blood. ...Read more

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The flow cytometry results show no abnormal lymphoid population. What does it mean? What is flow cytometry?

The flow cytometry results show no abnormal lymphoid population. What does it mean? What is flow cytometry?

For ab.blood cells: Flow cytometry is routinely used in the diagnosis of health disorders, especially blood cancers, but has many other applications in basic research, clinical practice and clinical trials. A common variation is to physically sort particles based on their properties, so as to purify populations of interest. ...Read more

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Flow cytometry shows 53% cd4+30 dual and absolute count of 2,425. Also found some cd4+25 dual 3% absolute count 137. Is this normal? Sign of disease?

Flow cytometry shows 53% cd4+30 dual and absolute count of 2,425. Also found some cd4+25 dual 3% absolute count 137. Is this normal? Sign of disease?

What's the tests for: Since there is no single blood test which provides a diagnosis and flow cytometry is a dynamic process, what was your doctor trying to look for? What were the indications? Were the CD4 CD25 + or -? ...Read more