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|Test group||HLA Typing|
|Performed by||Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)|
|Method||Molecular – SSP/SSOP/SBT|
|Collection Instructions|| Fill ACD tube completely. Obtain ACD tube from Specimen Receiving. If collected with other high resolution typings, collect 2 yellow top tubes. Collect additional samples if blood count is low.
SAMPLE COLLECTION GUIDE FOR ITL TESTS:
Please use the following guide when collecting sample for ITL:
* Completely full 8.5 mL tubes
If two or more test categories are ordered add the # tubes together.
ITL (415) 476-3387
For other specimens, contact ITL at 6-3387.
Print out and submit an ITL Requisition with the sample. Click here for Form
|Container type||Yellow top (ACD)|
|Amount to Collect||8.5 mL blood|
|Sample type||ACD anticoagulated whole blood; contact ITL at 6-3887 for other specimens such as amniotic fluid, bone marrow aspirate, buccal mucosa, cord blood, cultured cells, DNA, whole blood spotted on filter paper, etc.|
|Preferred volume||8.5 mL blood; for other specimens, contact ITL at 6-3887|
|Min. Volume||1 mL blood; for other specimens, contact ITL at 6-3887|
|UCSF Rejection Criteria||WBC count too low (<1,000)|
|Processing notes||Keep sample at Room Temperature, DO NOT refrigerate or centrifuge. For other specimens, contact ITL at 6-3387.|
|Synonyms||HLA-B High Resolution Typing for Carbamazepine sensitivity|
|Stability||If kept at ambient temperature, can be good for >72 hours|
|Turn around times||Test run Monday – Friday. Expected TAT for routine test is < 11 working days.|
|Last Updated||2/14/2014 8:34:19 AM|