Apr 6, 2015




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HLA B for Abacavir Sensitivity

HLA B for Abacavir Sensitivity (HCHLABAS) Histocompatibility Lab Test

Name: HLA B for Abacavir Sensitivity

Test Name: HLA B for Abacavir Sensitivity

Health Link Test Code: HCHLABAS


CPT Code(s): 81374

Methodology: Reverse SSO detected by Luminex xMAP (Multi-Analyte Profiling)

Clinical Information:

For pharmacogenomic relationships to Abacavir.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 3 - 5 days.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.

Patient Preparation:

No transfusions (RBC, WBC, Platelets) within 24 hours prior to collection.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Lavender top

Also Acceptable: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 2 mL

Stability Ambient:

7 days

Stability Refridgerated:

3 weeks

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood

Testing Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 2 mL

Specimen Processing:

Do not centrifuge.

Specimen Transport:

Transport whole blood specimen at room temperature or refrigerated to UWHC Hospital Laboratory.

Test Limitations:

A written interpretive report will be provided.

Additional Information:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by this laboratory.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.  This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA-88) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical laboratory testing.