LPMGF - Overview: Lymphocyte Proliferation to Mitogens, Blood

Test Catalog

Test ID: LPMGF    
Lymphocyte Proliferation to Mitogens, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing T-cell function in patients on immunosuppressive therapy, including solid-organ transplant patients


Evaluating patients suspected of having impairment in cellular immunity


Evaluation of T-cell function in patients with primary immunodeficiencies, either cellular (DiGeorge syndrome, T-negative severe combined immunodeficiency: SCID, etc) or combined T- and B-cell immunodeficiencies (T- and B-negative SCID, Wiskott Aldrich syndrome, ataxia telangiectasia, common variable immunodeficiency, among others) where T-cell function may be impaired

Evaluation of T-cell function in patients with secondary immunodeficiency, either disease related or iatrogenic


Evaluation of recovery of T-cell function and competence following bone marrow transplantation or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Flow Cytometry

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Lymphocyte Proliferation, Mitogens

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

(PHA) Phytohemagglutinin
Blastogenesis Mitogens
Immune Competence
In vitro T-Cell Function
Lymphocyte Blastogenesis Mitogens
Lymphocyte Transformation
Mitogen Studies
Phytohemagglutinin (PHA)
Pokeweed (PWM)
PWM (Pokeweed)