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Test Code HLA A+B+C HLA Class I (A, B, C) Typing

Clinical System Name

HLA Class I (A,B,C) Typing

Synonyms

Tissue Typing Class I, Bloodworks Northwest

HLA Class I (A,B,C) Typing

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Yellow/ACD A or B (THIS IS NOT A GOLD TOP TUBE. Please call the Main Lab to obtain Yellow/ACD tubes)

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL if patient's WBC count is normal. Call BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory if patient's WBC count is abnormal.

Minimum Vol: 3.0 mL if patient's WBC count is normal.  Call BWNW Immunogenetics Laboratory if patient's WBC count is abnormal.

 

Note: Deliver whole blood to lab along with BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory Requisition. Fill out entire form as completely as possible. Information on the label and requisition must match exactly. Sample may be shared with HLA Class II. NO SERUM SEPARATOR TUBES! Do not refrigerate or place on ice. Samples must arrive at the Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory within 48 hours of the draw. If sample delivery is delayed, call BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory to determine sample acceptability.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Use a BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory 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 the bagged sample and requisition to the room temperature Send Outs rack. After hours or on weekends, make a copy of the requisition and send the sample to Bloodworks Northwest (921 Terry Ave) via Delivery Express.

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 2 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave

Seattle, WA 98104

 

Phone: (206) 689-6850

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

None specified

Methodology

Method: Molecular

Analytical Volume: See the "Specimen Requirements" section.

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81372

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

HLA Class I (A,B,C) Typing

Reference Test Number: 3084-00
Instructions: Deliver the bagged sample and requisition to the room temperature Send Outs rack. After hours or on weekends, make a copy of the requisition and send the sample to Bloodworks Northwest (921 Terry Ave) via Delivery Express.