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).
- Unlabeled specimens.
- Specimens drawn in EDTA tubes.
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:
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 7 days
Royal Oak HLA Laboratory
Results typically available within 5 business days.
Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC).
EPIC: LAB6429, SOFT: AUTOX
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This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the Farmington Hills,
Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.