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Serum Preparation & Storage

Item Value
Available Stat? Yes
Test code ILSPS
Test group HLA Sample
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Sendout? Yes
Collection Instructions Fill Red top tube completely. If being collected with other antibody and or crossmatch testing, collect 2 tubes.

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Container type Red top
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 4 mL serum
Min. Volume 2 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Hemolyzed sample
Processing notes Keep sample at Room Temperature, DO NOT refrigerate or centrifuge.
Normal range
Synonyms Serum for Waitlist, Save Transplant Serum
Stability If kept at ambient temperature, can be good for up to72 hours
CPT coding N/A
Last Updated 11/15/2013 2:48:04 PM
Entry Number 1415
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