LPMAF - Overview: Lymphocyte Proliferation Panel for Mitogens and Antigens

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Test ID: LPMAF    
Lymphocyte Proliferation Panel for Mitogens and Antigens

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

Evaluating patients suspected of having diminished cellular immune function


Evaluating patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency diseases that affect T lymphocytes, including combined immunodeficiency diseases (eg, severe combined immunodeficiency, cellular immunodeficiency diseases, and some patients with humoral immunodeficiency diseases (eg, common variable immunodeficiency)


Evaluating functional T-cell recovery post-hematopoietic stem cell transplant or immunosuppressive therapy for solid-organ transplantation or in other clinical contexts

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
LPMGFLymphocyte Proliferation, MitogensYesYes
LPAGFLymphocyte Proliferation, AntigensYesYes

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
AGSTMAdditional Flow Stimulant, LPAGFNo, (Bill Only)No
MGSTMAdditional Flow Stimulant, LPMGFNo, (Bill Only)No

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If insufficient peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) are isolated from the patient's sample due to low WBC counts or specimen volume received, selected dilutions or stimulants may not be tested at the discretion of the laboratory to ensure the most reliable results. Testing with 1 stimulant will always be performed. When adequate specimen is available for both stimulants to be tested, an additional test code will be reflexed and billed separately.

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 Panel

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

(PHA) Phytohemagglutinin
Blastogenesis Antigens
Blastogenesis Mitogens
Immune Competence
Lymphocyte Blastogenesis Antigen
Lymphocyte Blastogenesis Mitogens
Lymphocyte Phytohemagglutiin
Lymphocyte Transformation
Mitogen Studies
Phytohemagglutinin (PHA)
Pokeweed (PWM)
PWM (Pokeweed)
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