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Lab Test Dictionary

Donor Specific Antibody ( HLA Post Transplant)


Array Beads Multi-Analyte System


DSA Luminex

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

UCSD Immunogenetics

Epic ID


Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1-2 Days

Stat TAT

May be ordered STAT contact UCSD

Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-5 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Collect Monday-Friday before 1200. It is not recommended to collect on weekends or holidays. RCH Heart or Renal Transplant Coordinator must submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen to lab.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Rejection Criteria

Specimens >1 week old; Hemolyzed

Test Volume Required

5 mL Blood

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL Blood

Processing Instructions

DO NOT CENTRIFUGE. Submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen room temp Monday-Friday before 1400. Deliver to UCSD within 24 hours of collection is recommended. If specimen is received without a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition, contact RCH Heart Transplant Coordinato and/or transplant admin at x228241 or Renal Transplant Coordinators at x223215.

CPT Codes

86832, 86833