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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).

Rejection Criteria

  • Unlabeled specimens.
  • Specimens drawn in Sodium Heparin tubes.

Performed

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Results available within 7 days.

Reference Range

Positive: Normalized Fluorescence Intensity greater than 1000.

Test Methodology

Luminex Multiplex Bead Assay.

Clinical Utility

Anti-HLA antibody identification for pre- and post-transplant monitoring.

CPT Code

86832, 86833.

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB6420, SOFT: HLABS

Last Updated

7/11/2019