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Test Code HLA ALLEL HLA Class II (DR, DQ) Typing

Clinical System Name

HLA Class II (DR, DQ) Typing


Tissue Typing Class II, Bloodworks Northwest

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

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

Preferred Vol: 3 mL if patient's WBC count is normal.  Call BloodworksNW Immunogenetics Lab if patient's WBC count is abnormal.


Minimum Vol: 3 mL if patient's WBC count is normal.  Call BWNW Immunogenetics Lab if patient's WBC count is abnormal.


Note: Do not draw into serum separator tubes. Do not refrigerate or place on ice. Samples must arrive at the BloodworksNW Immunogenetics Lab within 48 hours of the draw.  If sample delivery is delayed, contact BWNW Immunogenetics Lab to confirm specimen acceptability.   Fill out entire requisition as completely as possible. Information on the label and requisition must match exactly. Deliver whole blood to lab along with BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition.

Sample may be shared with HLA Class I.



Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Use a BWNW Immunogenetics Requistion. Fill out as completely as possible. Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner. Deliver sample & requisition to the BWNW counter.


Off-site collection:


STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 2 - 10 d


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks NW



Bloodworks Northwest Immunogenetics HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104


Phone number:
(206) 689-6580


Reference Range

None specified


Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

HLA Class II (DR, DQ) Typing

Reference Test Number: 3084-01
Instructions: Send sample & requisition to blood bank.