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Epic Test Name HLA TYPING- MOLECULAR
Components HLA- A, B, C, DRB1, DRB3/4/5, DQB1, DQA1
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container 2 ACD-A collection containers
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 20 mL ACD-A (yellow)
Minimum Collection Volume 7 mL ACD-A (yellow)
Collection Instructions Bone marrow patients require 20 mL ACD-A (yellow).
Specimen Handling Keep sample at room temperature.
Rejection Criteria Clotted ACD-A tubes or severly hemolyzed
Methodology
Reference Range Not Applicable
CPT Code(s)
Department HLA
Contact Information HLA Lab: 214-648-0900
Turn Around Time7-10 Business days.
Performed Monday - Friday. STAT service available 24/7 coordinate with laboratory supervisor. Supervisor pager 214-822-7374 or backup pager 214-822-4815.
Performed by HLA Laboratory
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Notes If patient has low White Blood Cell count please inform the laboratory since additional sample may be required. Specify if only certain locus should be tested.
Updated/Reviewed 01/19/2017


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