5-10 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood
Yellow (ACD), Soultion A
Collect 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.
Room Temp: 3 Days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Specimens > 1 week old; Hemolyzed
10 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood
5 mL (x1-2) Whole Blood
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.