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HLA Antibody Screening – Mixed Beads
|Test group||HLA Antibody Testing|
|Performed by||Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)|
|Collection Instructions||Fill Red top tube completely. If being collected with other antibody and or crossmatch testing, collect 2 tubes.
Print out and submit an ITL Requisition with the sample. Click here for Form
|Container type||Red top|
|Amount to Collect||6 mL blood (See Collection Incstructions)|
|Preferred volume||4 mL serum|
|Min. Volume||2 mL serum|
|UCSF Rejection Criteria||Hemolyzed sample and or presence of substances that can interfere with the assay (high background).|
|Processing notes||Keep sample at Room Temperature, DO NOT refrigerate or centrifuge.|
|Synonyms||HLA Antibody Screening by Luminex, Class I & II Antibody Screening|
|Stability||If kept at ambient temperature, can be good for up to 72 hours|
|Turn around times||Test run Monday – Friday. Expected TAT for routine test is < 11 working days.|
|Additional information||Antibody identification (specificity) is performed at an additional charge on all positive screens (LS1 and or LS2) unless otherwise specified.
This test detects sensitization to HLA Class I and Class II antigens through blood transfusion, organ transplantation, pregnancy, etc. It is reported as Positive (POS) or Negative (NEG) for each class.
This test is NOT for evaluation of transfusion-related fever or refractoriness to platelet transfusions (contact Blood Bank, 415-353-1313).
|Last Updated||5/22/2013 1:17:17 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667