Organ Transplant Candidate (HLA antibody Screen & Typing: A, B Bw, DR, DQ, DRw – High resolution)

Category: Transplant Immunology
Test Code: 131
Disease: Transplant Immunology
Methodology: Sequence Specific Primers, Gel Agglutination, Luminex, ELISA
Reference Range: Not applicable.
CPT Code: 83891; 83898 (x95); 83894; 83912(x2); 86021 (x2); 86900; 86901.
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. Collect 2 10ml yellow top (ACD) tubes and 1 10ml red top (no anticoagulant).

Sample Stability:

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