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Test Code HLA-DQB1 HLA-DQB1*0602 (Narcolepsy Associated)

Clinical System Name

HLA-DQB1 0602 (Narcolepsy)


Narcolepsy Associated HLA

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

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

Preferred Vol: 7 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 mL


Note: Do not draw into serum separator tubes.  Do not refrigerate or place on ice.  Deliver sample to lab along with BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition.  Fill out entire form as completely as possible.  Deliver to lab promptly; sample must be received by Bloodworks Northwest within 48 hours of blood draw.  If sample delivery is delayed, call BloodworksNW Immunogenetics Lab to confirm specimen acceptability. 


Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Keep at room temperature.  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.


Off-site collection:


STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 1 week


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest



Immunogenetics HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104


Phone number:
(206) 689-6580


Reference Range

None specified


Method: PCR

Analytical Volume:


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

HLA-DQB1*06:02 (DQB1 *0602) Typing (Narcolepsy association)

Reference Test Number: 3915-31
Instructions: Send sample & requisition to blood bank.