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ImmuKnow assay
Lab code: IMKNO
 
Test Synonyms:
ImmuKnow; Immune cell function assay
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
10 ml Green
The MGH Core Lab must receive samples by 10 AM and samples may only be sent Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. This is to ensure samples are received in the reference lab performing the test within 30 hours of collection, as required. Send samples at room temperature.
Result Time:
2-4 days   Cost: $$$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
The immune cell assay is useful for qualifying the level of cell-mediated immune response in immunocompromised patients by detecting intracellular ATP production after lymphocyte stimulation.
Additional Resources:
For information regarding this test from the reference lab website