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T-Cell Crossmatch by Cytotoxicity (For Donor)

Item Value
Available Stat? Yes
Test code ILTXCD
Test group HLA Crossmatching
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Sendout? Yes
Method Cytotoxicity (AHG)
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

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
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 T-Cell Crossmatch by AHG
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 9:28:54 AM
Entry Number 1416

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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