Test Catalog

Search below or browse by department on the left hand menu for testing offered at Providence Health Care laboratories.

Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

For questions or comments about this catalog please contact Dr. Janet Simons at janet.simons@providencehealth.bc.ca

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Test Name: Immunodeficiency Panel

Test Code: IDEF

This panel contains CD3, CD4, CD8, CD19, and CD56.

Turn around time:

Collection Container: Green

Alternate Collection Container(s): Yellow ACD, Lavender

Sample Type: Whole Blood

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Ship at room temperature

Method: Flow Cytometry


Both a green top (LiHep) tube AND a lavender (EDTA) tube are required. CBCD must also be ordered. A yellow ACD A tube is also acceptable in place of a green tube.