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HLA ABC (Class I) High Resolution Typing


Molecular (SBT, SSP)

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

UCSD Immunogenetics

Epic ID


Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1 Week

Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-10 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood

Container Type

Yellow (ACD), Soultion A

Collection Instructions

Collected Monday-Friday before 1200. It is not recommended to collect on weekends or holidays. IF WBC is low, must call UCSD Immunogenetics 858-657-5740 for an adequate draw amount. RCH Heart or Renal Transplant Coordinator must submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen to lab.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Specimens >1 week old; Hemolyzed

Test Volume Required

10 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen room temp Monday-Friday before 1400. Deliver to UCSD the same day as collected. If specimen is received without a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition, contact RCH Heart Transplant Coordinator and/or transplant admin at x228241 or Renal Transplant Coordinators at x223215.