Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name HLA CROSSMATCH-AUTO
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Specimen Requirements 
Container Patient: 1 Plain Red clot tube and 4 yellow ACD-A collection tubes.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 10 mL Clot (1 Red) and 40 mL (4-ACD-A Yellow)
Minimum Collection Volume 5mL Clot (Red) tube and 30 mL (3- ACD-A Yellow)
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Refrigerate red top tube. Keep ACD-A tubes at room temperature.
Rejection Criteria Less than minimum volume, ACD-A specimen clotted, sample severly hemolyzed, sample older than 24 hours, Improper labeling on tubes.
Methodology
Reference Range Not Applicable
CPT Code(s)
Department HLA
Contact Information HLA Lab: 214-648-0900
Turn Around TimeRoutine 3-5 business days, STAT 6 hours.
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 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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