HLA Single Antigen Type Allele, Class II, Donor or Recipient

Abbrev Code:HLASA2   
Order Code:LAB6571Order Name:HLA Single Antigen Allele Class II
Order Instructions:If this test is being added on, comment ADD-ON in the Comment field when placing a normal order in Epic.
Synonyms:High Resolution Typing; Histocompatibility Testing; HLA Typing; Human Leukocyte Antigen Test; HLA Drug Sensitivity; DQB1*06:02; DQB1-0602; DQB1-06:02; DQ*06; DQ06; DR15; DR2; Narcolepsy, Single Locus HLA Class II Typing
Methodology:Molecular PCR/NGS (next generation sequencing)/RT-PCR/SSO
CPT Codes: 81375 x1, 81382 x1, 81382 x1, 81376 x1
Test Includes:Molecular definition of Class I/II Allele specificities, including genetic risk alleles for narcolepsy or other diseases as requested.
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 10 days.
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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