HLA Ab Screen Class II Beads

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HLA II SCR
CPT CODE: 86808 (If screen is positive, additional 86808)
CDM NUMBER: 3331024 (If positive, 3331025; will also bill screening for Class II Antibodies)
DAYS PERFORMED: Routine; STAT Mon-Fri, 0800-1700
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: Up to 30 days, STAT: 2-3 days
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube
COLLECTION: Patient name, date and time of collection must be on label.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Clotted blood (serum); draw prior to transfusions or dialysis
REJECTION CRITERIA: Gross hemolysis, specimen unlabeled
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Deliver to lab or refrigerate
REFERENCE RANGE: Reported as Negative (0% PRA) or Positive (#% PRA) with specificity if detectable
LIMITATIONS OF TEST: May not detect all class II ab present
METHODOLOGY: Flow cytometry
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Call lab at 2-8393 with questions