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HLA, Hold for Possible Crossmatch

HLA, Hold for Possible Crossmatch (HCHLAR) Histocompatibility Lab Test

Name: HLA, Hold for Possible Crossmatch

Test Name: HLA, Hold for Possible Crossmatch

Health Link Test Code: HCHLAR

LIS Test Code: HLAR

Clinical Information:

This test only serves to collect a red top or result a mailed-in serum specimen as drawn and received by the HLA Laboratory. No testing is performed on the specimen collected without a separate test request.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Red top

Also Acceptable: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 2 mL

Stability Ambient:

8 days unseparated; 10 days serum separated

Stability Refridgerated:

8 days unseparated; 10 days serum separated

Stability Frozen:

Indefinitely

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Testing Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately. Refrigeration not necessary but acceptable. Serum separated from the clot can be sent frozen. Shipping by first class mail is acceptable if postal regulations for packaging are followed.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Refrigeration not necessary but acceptable. Serum separated from the clot can be sent frozen.

Additional Information:

The only intent of this order is to collect or document receipt of a specimen from potential organ recipients for potential future HLA crossmatch.