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B-Cell Crossmatch by Cytotoxicity (For Donor)

Item Value
Available Stat? Yes
Test code ILBXCD
Test group HLA Crossmatching
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Sendout? Yes
Method Cytotoxicity (AHG)
Collection Instructions Fill ACD (Yellow) top tubes completely. If being collected with other crossmatch testing and HLA typing, collect 8 tubes. Specimens must be received in the lab before 1000 Friday – do NOT draw between 0900 Friday and 0900 Sunday.

SAMPLE COLLECTION GUIDE FOR ITL TESTS:

Please use the following guide when collecting sample for ITL:

ITL TEST CATEGORY MAX. # TUBES FOR PT's > 12 KG SAMPLE VOL. FOR PT's < 12 KG
Antibody 2 RED TOP* 2.5 mL in RED TOP
HLA Typing 2 ACD* 2.5 mL in small ACD
Chimerism 2 ACD* 2.5 mL in small ACD
Crossmatch Donor 6 ACD* CONTACT ITL
Crossmatch Recipient 1 RED TOP* CONTACT ITL
Auto Crossmatch 6 ACD* & 1 RED TOP* CONTACT ITL

* Completely full 8.5 mL tubes

If two or more test categories are ordered add the # tubes together.
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Print out and submit an ITL Requisition with the sample. Click here for Form
Container type Yellow top (ACD) x2
Amount to Collect 17 mL blood (see Collection Instructions)
Sample type ACD anticoagulated whole blood
Preferred volume 17 mL blood
Min. Volume 4 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Specimen > 48 hours
Processing notes Keep sample at Room Temperature, DO NOT refrigerate or centrifuge.
Normal range
Synonyms B-Cell Crossmatch by NIH
Stability If kept at ambient temperature, can be good for up to 48 hours
Turn around times Test run Monday – Friday. Expected TAT for routine test is < 5 working days.
CPT coding 86805
Last Updated 2/14/2014 8:32:15 AM
Entry Number 1384
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