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Neutrophil Function Test (NBT)

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

HEPARIN for flow cytometric burst test (plus control samples)

Test Usage

Useful in evaluating patients with a clinical presentation suggestive of a neutrophil defect (recurrent infection / abscesses). Such cases should be discussed with an immunologist before requesting investigations. Please contact the Immunology Medical Team on 01752 431675 or email on plh-tr.eden@nhs.net

Turnaround time

Weekly

Availability

Referred Test

Assayed By

This investigation is performed at the Immunology Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. PL6 8DH.

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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