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Lab Test Dictionary

HLA-B51 Determination (16775)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction-SSOP


Synonyms

HLA-B51 DNA Typing, HLAB51

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to Blood Center of Wisconsin


Epic ID

LAB01580

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

5-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-14 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an ACD (yellow-top), sodium heparin (green-top), or lithium heparin (green-top) tubes are also acceptable. Note: Pediatric Volumes: 0-1 year: 3 mL; 1-5 years: 5 mL; 5-10 years: 7 mL; >10 years: 14 mL.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 14 Days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Received frozen; Citrated tubes

Test Volume Required

14 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Whole Blood


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for outpatients. Ok to send on inpatients. No special paperwork needed.


CPT Codes

81374


Revised

09-12-22