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Test Code FH HLA HLA Typing FHCRC

Clinical System Name

HLA Typing FHCRC

Synonyms

HLA Typing FHCRC
Tissue Typing

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red AND Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: See note

Minimum Vol: Sample requirements may vary. Call HLA Lab at SCCA for information when scheduling test.

 

Note: Call HLA Lab or refer to orders for volumes.Green top tubes with powdered Na Heparin are OK to use. Test must be scheduled with HLA Lab at SCCA (206) 288-7700. Use a "Request for HLA Testing" requisition. Upon approval from SCCA, buccal swabs can be obtained from the Main Lab (on the shelf above the community services bench).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gold SST

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Verify that each sample is labeled with the first and last name of the person from whom it was obtained and the date of collection. Give blood and histocompatibility form to sendouts.

 

Off-site collection: Call HLA Lab at SCCA for instructions (206) 288-7700.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp

4 days

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N As scheduled: can be drawn 7 days a week 30 d

 

Performing Laboratory

SCCA Clinical Immunogenetics Lab

Department

Department:

SCCA Clinical Immunogenetics Lab

 825 Eastlake Ave E, Room G7-107
Seattle, WA
 

Phone Number: (206) 288-1120; 1139

Reference Range

Full report including references will be sent to the patient's chart via Medical Records.

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

CPT code

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number:

None specified

Instructions:

Verify specimen labeling. Check histocompatibility forms for completeness; correct if necessary. Make a photocopy for our lab records; send the original form with the blood/swabs to the CIL/ HLA lab. Package samples for transport and send on the SCCA shuttle to 825 Eastlake Ave E Room G7-107.