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NK Degranulation Assay

Alternate test name
  • CD107A
Lab area
Method and equipment
  • BD FACSCanto
Expected turn-around time
10 Working Days
Specimen type
  • Peripheral Blood
Specimen requirements
  • 2 mL EDTA
Storage and transportation
  • Ship sample at room temperature.  
  • Samples must be fresh (taken maximum 24 hours before testing on Tuesday).
  • Sample must be received in the lab by 11AM on Tuesdays to be included in the weekly run.  
  • Samples collected on any other days will be rejected
Special requirements
  • Testing only done on Tuesdays


Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
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