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Flow Cytometry

Dr. Maryalice Stetler-Stevenson, Head, LP Flow Cytometry Laboratory
Building 10, Room 3S235G
(301) 480-8076

To learn more, visit Dr. Stetler-Stevenson's CCR Web site

General Information 

LP Flow Cytometry Main Number:     (301) 480-8075 480-8075

LP Flow Cytometry Triage Number:   (301) 480-7179

Contacts:

Dr. Constance Yuan, Deputy Head, LP Flow Cytometry Laboratory, Staff Clinician
(301) 480-8077

Dr. Hao-Wei Wang, Staff Clinician
(301) 480-8043

Catharine S. McCoyGeneral Supervisor, Medical Technologist MT(ASCP)I/SI
(301) 480-8078

Linda Weaver, Technologist
(301) 480-8084

Truc Ho, Technologist
(301) 480-8082

Robert Honec Technologist, Contractor
(301) 480-8079 / (301)480-8074

Ryan (Richard) Sochacki, Medical Technologist, Contractor
(240) 858-3501

Mailing Address:

LP Flow Cytometry Laboratory 
Laboratory of Pathology
National Cancer Institute
10 Center Drive
Building 10, Room 3S241, MSC 1500
Bethesda, MD 20892

Regular Working Hours:

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday excluding federal holidays)

 After Working Hours:

Please Contact the Page Operator (301) 496-1211 to reach the Pathology Resident on Call

Flow Cytometry Specimen Instructions: Ordering, Collecting and Labeling

  • Flow Cytometry specimen-specific links*:

Flow Cytometry, Blood

Flow Cytometry, Bone Marrow Aspirate

Flow Cytometry, CSF

Flow Cytometry, Other

  • Flow Cytometry SUMMARY link


Emergency Collection: Workday, Evening, Weekend, Holiday

Including emergencies, all specimens must be pre-approved by the flow cytometry pathologist before CRIS order entry or SoftID collection. 

Please Contact the Page Operator (301) 496-1211 to reach the Pathology Resident on Call

Flow Cytometry Blood or Bone Marrow (emergency collection):

  • Workday delivery (before 5 p.m., Monday – Friday)
    Call pathologist, attach SoftID patient label and transport STAT to Flow Cytometry Room 3S240
  • Evening delivery (after 5 p.m.) Sunday – Thursday:
    Contact the Pathology Resident on Call

  With approval, attach SoftID patient label and transport (dry) to Flow Cytometry Drop Box near 3N246

  • Sunday or Holiday emergency (excluding Friday holidays):
    Contact the Pathology Resident on Call.

          With approval, attach SoftID patient label and transport (dry) to Flow Cytometry Drop Box near 3N246

  • Saturday, Friday Holiday or Friday after 5 p.m.
    Cancel and reschedule collection for the next regular workday or contact the Pathology Resident on Call 

Flow Cytometry CSF or Other fluid, aspirate or tissue specimen (emergency collection):

  • Workday delivery (before 5 p.m., Monday – Friday)
    Call pathologist, attach SoftID patient label and transport STAT to Flow Cytometry Room 3S240
  • Evening delivery (after 5 p.m.) Sunday – Thursday:
    Contact the Pathology Resident on Call

  With approval, store refrigerated on the unit with SoftID label for next morning delivery to:

Flow Cytometry, Room 3S240

  • Sunday or Holiday emergency (excluding Friday holidays):
    Contact the Pathology Resident on Call.

          With approval, store refrigerated on the unit with SoftID label for next morning delivery to:

Flow Cytometry, Room 3S240

  • Saturday, Friday Holiday or Friday after 5 p.m.
    Cancel and reschedule collection for the next regular workday or contact the Pathology Resident on Call 

    Specimens collected on weekends or holidays may be rejected by pathologist as too old to process.


Specimen Ordering and Labeling

Specimen Rejection

Specimen Scheduling and Delivery

Specimen Transport Media and Delivery


Last updated by Newberry, Courtney (NIH/NCI) [C] on Oct 09, 2020