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Lab Test Dictionary

HLA Crossmatch (Final, Preliminary, Autologous Flow or Allogenic Flow)

Methodology

Flow Cytometry


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

UCSD Immunogenetics


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

1 Week


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-10 mL (x1-2) Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) tube ***and*** 3-5 mL Blood collected in a (red-top) tube

Container Type

See Below

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 Renal Transplant Coordinator must submit a completed UCSD Immunogenetics requisition with specimen to lab.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Rejection Criteria

Specimens >1 week old; Hemolyzed

Test Volume Required

10 mL (x1-2) Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) tube ***and*** 5 mL Blood collected in a (red-top) tube

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL (x1-2) Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) tube ***and*** 3 mL Blood collec

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 Renal Transplant Coordinators at x223215.


Revised

04-13-20

Initials

SL