Test directory: HLA Ab Screen and ID

Ordering Code7109
Test NameHLA Ab Screen and ID
AliasMonthly HLA AB testing
HLA Antibody Screen and ID
Cytotoxic Ab Screen and ID
Monthly Ab Screen (Class I & II)
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred ContainerNo Additive, Glass (Red)
Optimum Volume7 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw full tube
If ordered with HLA Ab ID, Class I & II, HLA Single Ag Ab
ID, Class I and/or HLA Single Ag Ab ID, Class II, then draw one 7 mL No Additive (Clear-red) tube for all tests.
Handling InstructionsDo NOT centrifuge specimen
PSC: Send specimen and paperwork to Central Lab Send Out (SO)
Central SO: Deliver specimen and paperwork to Hawaii Cellular Therapy & Transplant Laboratory (HCTTL). HCTTL contact info: 547-6127 (office hours) or 391-4191 or 392-0095 (after hours), Fax: 595-7078
Central AP: If specimen is received after SO area is closed, then REFRIGERATE specimen till the next morning
All QMC collected specimens need to be sent STAT to HCTTL.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection CriteriaFrozen, Hemolyzed, Heparinized, Specimen older than stability limits, Under filled tube, Labelled incorrectly,
Plastic Red Top Tube with additive received
Avail. StatNO
MethodologySerology and PCR - Molecular Class I & Class II
Reference Lab Eurofins, Donor and Product Testing

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HLA Ab Screen and IDALLSee report.