Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name HLA AB SCREEN (PRA)
Specimen Requirements 
Container 1 Plain Red clot tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 10 ML CLOT (RED)
Minimum Collection Volume 5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Referigerate sample.
Rejection Criteria Severly hemolyzed.
Methodology Luminex
Reference Range Not Applicable
CPT Code(s)
Department HLA
Contact Information HLA Lab: 214-648-0900
Turn Around TimeRoutine 7-10 business days, STAT 8 hours
Performed Monday - Friday. STAT available 24/7 coordinate with laboratory supervisor. Supervisor pager 214-822-7374 or backup pager 214-822-4815.
Performed by HLA Laboratory
Notes For bone marrow transplant patient test will reflex to HLA Class I and/or II Single Antigen (Luminex) if PRA is positive. The laboratory must be informed if the patient received IvIg as this can cause false positive results.
Updated/Reviewed 01/19/2017