Living Donor for Organ Transplant (HLA antibody Screen & Typing- low resolution/ABO/ Lymphocyte crossmatch)

Category: Transplant Immunology
Test Code: 133
Disease: Transplant Immunology
Methodology: Sequence Specific Primers, Gel Agglutination, Flow Cytometry
Reference Range: Donor specific antibodies present or absent.
CPT Code: 83891; 83898 (x95); 83894; 83912 (x2); 86900; 88184; 88185 (x2); 88187.
Schedule / Turnaround Time: Assay performed daily. Report availability is within 48 hours from the time of specimen receipt.
Specimen Requirements:

Specimen must be kept in ambient temperature and should not be refrigerated or frozen. Donor: 2 10ml yellow (ACD) tubes and 1 10ml red top (no anticoagulant). Recipient: 1 10ml red top tube (no anticoagulant).

Sample Stability:

Sample is stable at ambient temperature and should be analyzed within 72 hours.