HLA Interim Crossmatch Recipient


Sunquest Code:ITMXMR  
Epic Code:LAB6439Epic Name:HLA Interim Crossmatch Recipient
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:Interim Crossmatch for Solid Organ Transplant
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:Interim crossmatch and PRA Single Antigen, IgG


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:14 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Red (gel))
Collection Instructions:Collect specimen prior to dialysis. Inform lab if patient is receiving Rituxamib. 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.
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; immunosuppression drug interference
Contraindications:Serum will not clot if collected during or immediately after dialysis.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Testing must be performed within 3 days of collection; do not send routine testing on Friday.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Immunology  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Use:Testing used for Immunology Recipient.


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