HLA Interim Crossmatch Recipient

Abbrev Code:ITMXMR   
Order Code:LAB6439Order 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.
Synonyms:Interim Crossmatch for Solid Organ Transplant
CPT Codes: 86825 x1
Test Includes:Interim crossmatch and PRA Single Antigen, IgG
Turnaround Time:Crossmatch results are reported within 5 days. PRA results are reported within 7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:14 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect specimen prior to dialysis. Inform lab if patient is receiving Rituximab. 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)


Use:Testing used for Immunology Recipient.

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