PBLI - Overview: Plasma Cell Assessment, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PBLI    
Plasma Cell Assessment, Blood

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

Detecting peripheral blood involvement by plasma cell proliferative disorders


Establishing the diagnosis of and determining prognosis for plasma cell proliferative disorders

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

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma

-Laboratory Approach to the Diagnosis of Amyloidosis

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

Six Color 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

Plasma Cell Assessment, B

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

Peripheral Blood Labeling Index