Mixed Lymphocyte Culture


Mixed Lymphocyte Culture

Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test.

Additional information

Must be prebooked with the labatory.

Sending address

Immunology Department
Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

10 ml preservative free heparin or 10 mls lithium heparin

Reference range

A stimulation index of <3 indicates compatibility

Turnaround time

14 days

Disease / group

Donor suitability for HSCT


Upon request

Call in advance?

Please call in advance to ensure optimal processing of sample.


The Clinical Immunology Laboratory at GOSH provides a dedicated paediatric immunology service, supported by an expert scientific and clinical team.

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