HLA Complete Typing BMT Recipient

Abbrev Code:NGSBMR   
Order Code:LAB8213Order Name:HLA Complete Typing BMT 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:HLA Typing High Resolution Class I & II; HLA Typing, HLA-A, B, C, HLA Class I High Resolution; HLA-DR and DQ Typing, Class II High Resolution
Methodology:Molecular PCR/NGS (next generation sequencing)
CPT Codes: 81378 x1, 81382 x5
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.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood, buccal swabs.  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.
Stability:3-5 days 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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