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KIR Genotype – Low Resolution

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code HTKIR (Sunquest: ILKIR)
Test group KIR Genotyping
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Sendout? Yes
Method Molecular – SSP
Collection Instructions Fill ACD tube completely. Obtain ACD tube from Specimen Receiving. If being collected with other HLA intermediate resolution typing such as HLA-B, HLA-C, HLA-DR, HLA-DQ, etc., 1 tube is sufficient for all tests.

Collect additional samples if white blood cell (WBC) count is low (<1,000).

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.
Preferred volume 8.5 mL blood
Min. Volume 1 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria WBC count too low (<1,000).
Processing notes Keep sample at Room Temperature, DO NOT refrigerate or centrifuge.
Normal range
Synonyms KIR Typing, KIR Genotyping
Stability If kept at ambient temperature, can be good for up to 72 hours.
Turn around times Test run Monday – Friday. Expected TAT for routine test is < 11 working days.
CPT coding 81373
Last Updated 8/14/2015 3:29:35 PM
Entry Number 1431
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