HLA ABDR/DQ High Resolution Bone Marrow Transplant Donor

Sunquest Code:SBT12D  
Epic Code:LAB6451Epic Name:HLA ABDR/DQ High Res BMT Donor
Order Instructions:If this test is being added on, comment ADD-ON in the Comment field when placing a normal order in Epic. Immunology will receive the printout directly. All other lab areas should discard the Immunology ADD-ON printout.
Synonyms:Class I/II Allele Typing; High Resolution Typing; Histocompatibility Testing; HLA Typing; Human Leukocyte Antigen Test
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SBT (sequence based typing)
Test Includes:Molecular definition of Class I/II HLA Allele specificities.
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 2 weeks.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. This link to the Genetic Testing Consent form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
Causes for Rejection:Clotted specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Immunology  (UMMC-East Bank)


Use:Tissue matching of donors and recipients for transplantation, genetic counseling, disease association and drug sensitivity.

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