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Test Name: HLA, for Autocrossmatch

Test Code(s): HLAG / HCHLAG

CPT Code(s): N/A


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Preferred: Green top
Also Acceptable: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: Preferred: 9 mL
Pediatrics: 2.5 mL

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood

Volume Required: Preferred: 9 mL
Pediatrics: 2.5 mL

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen at room temperature to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) immediately. Do NOT refrigerate.

Outreach Specimen Transport: Transport specimen at room temperature to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) immediately. Use overnight delivery service if collected off-site. Do NOT refrigerate.

Stability: Ambient: 48 hours, in some cases cells beyond 48 hours may be accepted if cells meet viability requirements for testing.
Refrigerated: N/A
Frozen: N/A


Interpretation

Additional Information:

The only intent of this order is to draw a sample from potential organ donors/recipients to obtain target cells for HLA crossmatch or autocrossmatch.

Green top, autocrossmatch, HLA, AUTO, AUTOS

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