Confirmation Typing, Donor

Sunquest Code:CNFBMD  
Epic Code:LAB6431Epic Name:Confirmation Typing 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 Antigen Typing; Histocompatibility Testing; HLA Typing; Human Leukocyte Antigen Test; Tissue Typing
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SSOP typing
Test Includes:Molecular definition of all Class I/II HLA antigen specificities currently recognized by WHO.
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 4-5 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The 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:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:If unable to obtain the volume of blood specified (even that listed as pediatric), call the Immunology Lab at 273-3100 to see if they can perform the test on what has been collected. If no answer, page the tech on call (24x7) at 893-0525.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Immunology  (UMMC-East Bank)


Use:Testing used for Immunology donor.

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