HLA Single Antigen Type Allele, Donor or Recipient

Abbrev Code:HLASA   
Order Code:LAB6437Order Name:HLA Single Antigen Allele Type
Order Instructions:If this test is being added on, comment ADD-ON in the Comment field when placing a normal order in Epic.
Synonyms:A-29; HLA-A*29; A*29; A29; HLA-A*32:01; A*3201; A*32; A-32; Vogt-Koyangi-Harada Syndrome; Class I Allele Typing; High Resolution Typing; Histocompatibility Testing; HLA Typing; Human Leukocyte Antigen Test; HLA Drug Sensitivity; Carbamazepine Sensitivity; Abacavir Sensitivity; Allopurinol Sensitivity; Birdshot Retinopathy; A*3201; Phenytoin Sensitivity; Behcet's Disease; Silk Road Disease; HLA-A*31:01; A*3101; A-31:01; A-3101; A31; HLA-B*57:01; B*5701; B-57:01; B57; HLA-B*5801; B58; B*15:02; B1502; B-15:02; B-1502; B75; HLA-A29; HLA B51; A-32:01; A-3201; A32
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SSO/RT-PCR or NGS (next generation sequencing)
CPT Codes: 81381 x1, 81372 x1
Test Includes:Molecular definition of Class I HLA Allele specificities, including drug sensitivity to carbamazepine, abacavir allopurinol, phenytoic, oxcarbazapine, hydrocarbazepine, 10-hydrocarbazepine, fosphenytoin, Dilantin, Tegretol, Ziagen, Aloprin, Vancomycin, Vanococin, Vancoled, Vanco-Saar or others as requested.
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.
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood, buccal swabs. Amniotic cells or chorionic villus cells may also be used in this assay. Call the laboratory to make special arrangements (612-273-3100).
Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Causes for Rejection:Clotted specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature or refrigerated.
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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