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Beaumont Laboratory

HLA Donor Recipient Crossmatch

HLA Donor-Recipient Crossmatch, EPIC: LAB6428, SOFT: DNRXM

Instructions

This test is to be ordered on the donor only.

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: Two Green-top Sodium Heparin tubes.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Do not refrigerate or freeze specimen. Maintain whole blood at room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F) prior to transport. Transport to the Laboratory within 24 hours of collection.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: Whole blood at room temperature (20-25°C or 68-77°F).

Rejection Criteria

  • Unlabeled specimens.
  • Specimens drawn in clot, SST, or EDTA tubes.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): Unacceptable
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): Unacceptable

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours

Laboratory

Royal Oak HLA Laboratory

Performed

As needed.
Results typically available within 5 business days.

Test Methodology

Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity.

Interpretation

By report.

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB6428, SOFT: DNRXM

Last Updated

07/26/2016

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