HLA, A, B, and C Typing, HLA Class I

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HLA ABC
POE DESCRIPTION: HLA COMPLETE; HLA TYPING; HLA A B C
CPT CODE: 86813
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri, 0800-1700; specimens not accepted after 1200 on Fri.
TURNAROUND TIME: 24 hours verbal

5-7 days written

CONTAINER TYPE: Green top (sodium heparin) tube
COLLECTION: Special Labeling Requirements: Patient name, the initials of the phlebotomist and the date/time of collection MUST be noted clearly on the specimen label.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, lymph node, spleen
MINIMUM VOLUME: 10 mL, patients with extremely low white counts may require additional specimen.
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Store at room temperature.
REFERENCE RANGE: Antigens detected are reported as a phenotype or a genotype if family studies are performed.
TEST SYNONYM(S):HLA Typing - A, B, and C; Class I Antigen Tissue Typing; Histocompatibility Typing - A, B, & C