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Regulatory T Cells

Alternate test name
  • T Regulatory
  • TREG
  • T-REG
Lab area
Method and equipment
  • BD FACSCanto
Expected turn-around time
Three Working days
Specimen type
  • Peripheral Blood
Specimen requirements
  • 2 mL EDTA
  • 0.5 mL Paediatric tube (EDTA)
Storage and transportation
  • Room temperature
Special requirements
  • Flow Cytometry Laboratory only accepts samples Monday to Wednesday from 8am to 4pm, excluding Holidays and Weekends.
  • Specimen stability in Flow testing is only acceptable within 24 hours of collection.
  • Only samples with prior reservations will be run.
  • CBC and DIFF must be ordered with this test request.


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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