Our CD34 enumeration is performed according to the guidelines laid out by the International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering (ISHAGE). Also included in our CD34 enumeration is a Nucleated RBC count, and adjustment. This test is required for AABB compliance.
In addition to CD34 enumeration, many clients request viability counts for thier cord blood specimens. This testing offers more insight into processing efficiency. Our viability counts are performed as part of the CD34 enumeration, using 7AAD to differentiate live versus dead cells.
To better serve our cord blood banking clients, our lab also offers infectious disease testing, making us a “one-stop-shop” for cord blood banks. Please note that a sample of maternal plasma is required for this service.
Sample Type: Processed Human Cord Blood
Sample Volume: Minimum of 0.5 mL
Collection / Shipping Requirements: Do not centrifuge samples, Do not freeze
Turnaround-Time: 24 hours upon receipt