HLA Research Study Complete Typing


Abbrev Code:RESHLA   
Order Code:LAB8029Order Name:HLA Research Study Complete Typing
Order Instructions:If this test is being added on, comment ADD-ON in the Comment field when placing a normal order in Epic. Immunology will receive the printout directly. All other lab areas should discard the Immunology ADD-ON printout.
Synonyms:HLA Complete Typing
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SSP typing or NGS (next generation sequencing)
CPT Codes: 81378 x1, 81382 x5, 81372 x1, 81375 x1, 81382 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are accepted Mon-Fri. Intermediate Resolution Results are reported within 4-5 days. High Resolution Results are reported within 10 days.
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or buccal swabs
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: 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)


Interpretive

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


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