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HLA-B*5701 Typing

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code IL5701
Test group HLA Typing
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Sendout? Yes
Method Molecular – SSP/SSOP/SBT
Collection Instructions 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.
ITL (415) 476-3387

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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.
Normal range
Synonyms HLA-B High Resolution Typing for Abacavir 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.
CPT coding 81381
Last Updated 2/14/2014 8:34:25 AM
Entry Number 1405
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