Lymphocyte Proliferation Assay (LPA) Assay

The first specimen that was selected on the Assay Selection tab will appear in the Specimen Info box at the top of the Results tab screen. You can use the database navigation buttons to switch between specimens that were selected on the Assay Selection tab.

Figure: Lymphocyte Proliferation Assay (LPA) screen. The LPA assay data entry screen.

  1. Complete all of the fields in the Results Questions. All questions are required.

  2. Complete all of the fields in every row in the Results Grid at the bottom of the screen.

    1. To add more rows, type a number into the # of rows to add text box and click the button.

    2. To remove a row, select it and then click the button.

    3. Enter replicate information into CPM Rep. A/B/C/D columns or, if a stimulant was not run, select the N/A check box to the left of that replicate, and then select the appropriate censor code from the Censor drop-down.

  3. Enter your initials into the Data entered by field.

  4. Enter the initials of the assay technician into the Assay Tech field.

  5. Click the button from the LDMS toolbar to add the results to LDMS.

To view the LPA Patient Report after entering data for the specimens tested, click the button from the LDMS toolbar.

After you've finished with the first specimen, click the button from the LDMS tool bar and enter the results for the next specimen. Once all specimens have been entered and added, the data entry is complete. You can now return to the Assay Selection tab to perform more work.