NKSP - Overview: Natural Killer (NK)/Natural Killer T (NKT) Cell Subset Panel

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: NKSP    
Natural Killer (NK)/Natural Killer T (NKT) Cell Subset Panel

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

Quantitation of natural killer (NK)/natural killer T (NKT) cell subsets as well as quantitation of specific cell-surface and intracellular proteins required for NK cell function

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 or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

NK/NKT Subset Panel

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

Natural Killer Subset Phenotyping
NK cell Phenotyping
Cytokine-producing NK cells
Cytotoxic NK cells
NKT cells
Invariant NKT cells
CD56+++ NK cells
CD56bright NK cells
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
NK cell deficiencies
Absolute NK cell defects
NK cells
Classic NK cell deficiency