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Test Code HLA B5701 HLA B*5701

Clinical System Name

HLA B5701

Synonyms

Abacavir hypersensitivity
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

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

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 7.0 mL

 

Note: 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, contact the BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory to confirm specimen acceptability. Send specimen and BWNW Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory Requisition to the lab promptly. Fill out requisition as completely as possible.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage Location: Keep at room temperature. Complete 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, send sample STAT to BWNW (921 Terry) via Delivery Express.

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 2 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave

Seattle, WA 98104

 

Phone Number: (206) 689-6580

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

None specified

Methodology

Method: Molecular

Analytical Volume: 7.0 mL Yellow/ACD Whole Blood

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81381

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

HLA-B*57:01 (B*5701) Typing (Abacavir hypersensitivity)

Reference Test Number: 3082-03
Instructions: Deliver the bagged sample and requisition to the room temperature Send Outs rack. After hours or on weekends, send sample STAT to BWNW (921 Terry) via Delivery Express.