HLA Antibody Screen
HLA Antibody Screening , EPIC: LAB6420, SOFT: HLABS
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: One Gold-top SST tube.
Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation
Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Transport to the Laboratory within 48 hours of collection.
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: Centrifuged SST tube, at room temperature (20-25°C or 68-77°F).
- Unlabeled specimens.
- Specimens drawn in Sodium Heparin tubes.
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Results available within 7 days.
Positive: Normalized Fluorescence Intensity greater than 1000.
Luminex Multiplex Bead Assay.
Anti-HLA antibody identification for pre- and post-transplant monitoring.
EPIC: LAB6420, SOFT: HLABS