HLA Research Study Class I Typing

Sunquest Code:RESCL1  
Epic Code:LAB8027Epic Name:HLA Research Study Class I Typing
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Synonyms:HLA Class I Typing
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SSOP typing of Molecular PCR/PBT (sequence based typing)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are accepted Mon-Fri. Intermediate Resolution Results are reported within 4-5 days. High Resolution Results are reported within 2 weeks.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or buccal swabs
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (See Collection Instructions)
Collection Instructions:Buccal swabs may also be used in this assay. Call the laboratory to make special arrangements (612-273-3100).
Causes for Rejection:Specimen clotted.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Immunology  (UMMC-East Bank)


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Molecular definition of all Class I HLA antigen specificities currently recognized by WHO.

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