Informatives (Recipient & Donor), Chimerism Testing


Sunquest Code:CHIINF  
Epic Code:LAB6937Epic Name:Chimerism Informatives Donor Recip
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300; results are reported within 3-10 business days.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each specimen type. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Immunogenics and Transplant Lab Requisition



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:17 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6 mL  children under 12
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Collect 2 completely full 8.5 Yellow (ACD, Solution A) for adults or 6 mL minimum for children under 12. If collected with other chimerism tests and blood count is low, collect an additional yellow (ACD) tube. Contact Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory at 415-476-3079 for additional information.
Causes for Rejection:Clotted or refrigerated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature. Do not send on holidays or the day before a holiday.
Stability:3 days at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory UCSF ITO)
Referral Lab number:HTNH1


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