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HLA Donor Specific Ab, Hold

HLA Donor Specific Ab, Hold (HCDSAHOLD) Histocompatibility Lab Test

Name: HLA Donor Specific Ab, Hold

Test Name: HLA Donor Specific Ab, Hold

Health Link Test Code: HCDSAHOLD

LIS Test Code: DSAHOLD

CPT Code(s): None

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.

Patient Preparation:

If patient is on dialysis, draw specimen pre-anticoagulation.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Red top

Also Acceptable: Lavender top, Red cap with yellow ring (SST)

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 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 or plasma

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.1 mL

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Separate serum from clot if potential for hemolysis exists. Transport at room temperature.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Grossly hemolyzed samples are not acceptable.

Separated serum or plasma greater than 10 days old are not acceptable. 

Unseparated specimens greater than 8 days old are not acceptable.

Additional Information:

No testing performed. Specimen will be retained in the laboratory for 1 week.