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Lab Test Dictionary

HLA Single Antigen Typing, Narcolepsy (HLA DR2(15), DQ1) (Special Request)

Methodology

Molecular (SSOP, SSP)


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

UCSD Immunogenetics


Epic ID

LAB04014

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

1 Week


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(one-two) 10-20 mL Whole Blood; For pediatric patients < 3 years old: 3-5 mL Whole Blood or 3-5 years old: 5-10 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Yellow (ACD), Soultion A

Collection Instructions

Collected Monday-Friday before 1300. 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.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Months; Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed; Frozen specimens; Specimens not received within 72 hours of collection; Specimens received with insufficient volume

Test Volume Required

(two) 20 mL Whole Blood; For pediatric patients < 3 years old: 5 mL Whole Blood or 3-5 years old: 10 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

(one) 10 mL Whole Blood; For pediatric patients < 3 years old: 3 mL Whole Blood or 3-5 years old: 5 mL 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 Transplant Coordinators if transplant related. For non-transplant related special requests, contact lab supervisor for lab's UCSD Immunogenetics requisition.


Comments

Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.


CPT Codes

81383


Revised

5/29/24

Initials

SA