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HLA Auto Crossmatch

auto cross-match , EPIC: LAB6429, SOFT: AUTOX

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: One Gold-top SST tube AND one Green-top Sodium Heparin tube.

Both SST and Sodium Heparin tubes are needed. 

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Do not refrigerate or freeze specimen. Maintain specimens 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: SST and Sodium Heparin tubes, at room temperature (20-25°C or 68-77°F).

Rejection Criteria

  • Unlabeled specimens.
  • Specimens drawn in EDTA tubes.

Performed

As needed.
Results typically available within 5 business days.

Test Methodology

Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC).

Interpretation

By report.

CPT Code

86805.

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB6429, SOFT: AUTOX

Last Updated

7/11/2019