HLA High Resolution Platelet Recipient

Abbrev Code:NGSPLT   
Order Code:LAB8216Order Name:HLA High Resolution Platelet Recipient
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 Typing High Resolution Class I; HLA Typing HLA-A, B, C, HLA Class I High Resolution
Methodology:Molecular PCR/SSP or NGS (next generation sequencing)
CPT Codes: 81379 x1, 81372 x1
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 or buccal swab
Optimal Volume:3-7  mL blood
Minimum\Peds Volume:1-3  mL blood
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Causes for Rejection:Clotted specimen

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
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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