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HLA B51 (Behcet’s Disease)

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Behcet’s Disease
HLA B51

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Yellow/ACD A  (THIS IS NOT A GOLD TOP TUBE.  Please call lab to obtain ACD tubes)

Preferred Vol: 7 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 mL

 

Note: Do not draw into serum separator tubes.  Do not refrigerate or place on ice. Samples must arrive at the Immunogenetics Lab within 48 hours of the draw.  If sample delivery is delayed, contact BloodworksNW Immunogenetics Lab to confirm sample acceptability. 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Keep at room temperature.  Samples must arrive at the Immunogenetics Lab within 48 hours of the draw.  If sample delivery is delayed, contact BWNW Immunogenetgics Lab to confirm specimen acceptability.  Use a BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition.  Fill out as completely as possible, making sure the ordering provider is listed.  Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner.  Deliver sample & requisition to the blood bank.  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 5 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Department

Department:

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunogenetics HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
 

Phone number:

(206) 689-6580

 

Reference Range

None specified

Methodology

Method: PCR + Sequencing

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81374

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

HLA-B*51 (B1,B5) Typing (Behcet’s Disease association)

Reference Test Number: 3082-02
Instructions: Send sample & requisition to blood bank.