TCRVB - Overview: TCR V-Beta Repertoire Analysis by Spectratyping, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: TCRVB    
TCR V-Beta Repertoire Analysis by Spectratyping, Blood

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

Assessment of T-cell receptor diversity in various clinical contexts including primary immunodeficiencies, monitoring immune reconstitution posthematopoietic cell transplantation, and temporal assessment of repertoire changes in autoimmune diseases and viral infections

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Additional tests that could be ordered include TREC / T-Cell Receptor Excision Circles (TREC) Analysis, Blood; CD4RT / CD4 T-Cell Recent Thymic Emigrants (RTE); TCP / T-Cell Subsets, Naive, Memory, and Activated.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Molecular TCR Vb-CDR3 fragment length analysis

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

TCR Spectratyping, B

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

Bone marrow transplantation
DiGeorge Syndrome
Hematopoietic cell transplantation
Immune Reconstitution
Immune System Diversity
Immunological recovery
Leaky SCID
Oligoclonal T cells
Omenn Syndrome
Primary Immunodeficiency
T cell diversity
T cell recovery
T Cell Repertoire
T cell spectratype
TCR V-beta