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Stem Cell Harvest/Re-Infusion
Test Code:  
Synonyms/Keywords
HPC Harvest, HPC Infusion​
Useful For
This is a therapeutic procedure. Scheduled in consultation with HPC Transplant physician. Contact the Transfusion Service before scheduling this procedure​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood
and serum​
See Collection process below for specifics​ EDTA samples MUST not be opened​
Collection Processing Instructions
Stem cells will be harvested by the Dialysis unit. Transfusion Service will process, freeze and store the units. Contact the Transfusion Service before scheduling this procedure.
 
Samples to be collected:
First day of collection:  Two 6 mL Red Top Tubes (RTT)-sent for Infectious Disease Testing (IDT) 
                                   Three 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)-2 LTT are sent for IDT 
                                   One 3 mL LTT is kept in Transfusion Service department
 
Each day after initial collection: One 3 mL Lavender Top Tube (LTT)
 
If the collection process stops and is restarted >1 month from original IDT testing then recollect:
Two 6 mL Red Top Tubes (RTT)-sent for Infectious Disease Testing (IDT)
Three 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)-2 LTT are sent for IDT, one 3 mL LTT is kept in Transfusion Service department​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood/serum​ Refrigerate​ see collection process above​
Rejection Criteria
Serum <4mL-require additional sample collection
EDTA samples - opened​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday though Friday​ 1-2 days​
Test Information
Donor Testing Laboratory Test Requisition Form (Blood Center of Wisconsin Form) is utilized for IDT samples.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ No reference ranges are available​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86999  ​
Synonyms/Keywords
HPC Harvest, HPC Infusion​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood
and serum​
See Collection process below for specifics​ EDTA samples MUST not be opened​
Collection Processing Instructions
Stem cells will be harvested by the Dialysis unit. Transfusion Service will process, freeze and store the units. Contact the Transfusion Service before scheduling this procedure.
 
Samples to be collected:
First day of collection:  Two 6 mL Red Top Tubes (RTT)-sent for Infectious Disease Testing (IDT) 
                                   Three 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)-2 LTT are sent for IDT 
                                   One 3 mL LTT is kept in Transfusion Service department
 
Each day after initial collection: One 3 mL Lavender Top Tube (LTT)
 
If the collection process stops and is restarted >1 month from original IDT testing then recollect:
Two 6 mL Red Top Tubes (RTT)-sent for Infectious Disease Testing (IDT)
Three 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)-2 LTT are sent for IDT, one 3 mL LTT is kept in Transfusion Service department​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood/serum​ Refrigerate​ see collection process above​
Rejection Criteria
Serum <4mL-require additional sample collection
EDTA samples - opened​
Useful For
This is a therapeutic procedure. Scheduled in consultation with HPC Transplant physician. Contact the Transfusion Service before scheduling this procedure​
Test Information
Donor Testing Laboratory Test Requisition Form (Blood Center of Wisconsin Form) is utilized for IDT samples.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ No reference ranges are available​
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday though Friday​ 1-2 days​
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86999  ​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.