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Epic Test Name HLA CROSSMATCH- ALLO
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Specimen Requirements 
Container Patient: 1 plain red clot tube and 2 yellow ACD-A collection tubes.
Specimen Type Patient blood.
Preferred Collection Volume Patient: 10 mL Clot (red) tube and 20 mL ACD-A (yellow)
Minimum Collection Volume Patient: 5 mL Clot (red) tube and 20 mL ACD-A (yellow).
Collection Instructions Do not put patient label on donor samples.
Specimen Handling Refrigerate red top tube. Keep ACD-A tube at room temperature.
Rejection Criteria Less than minimum volume, ACD-A specimen clotted. Sample severely hemolyzed or older than 24 hrs. Improper donor/patient labeling on container. All donor samples with a patient label will be rejected.
Methodology Not Applicable
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Department HLA
Contact Information HLA Lab: 214-648-0900
Turn Around TimeRoutine 3-5 business days, STAT 6 hours.
Performed Monday to 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 Donor and recipient sample must be available for crossmatch to be performed. The laboratory must be notified if the patient received antibody based therapy (ie: ATG, IvIg, Rituximab…) as this can interfere with the assay.
Updated/Reviewed 01/19/2017


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