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HLA TYPING,CELIAC DISEASE

Test Number:
  • 2709
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • EDTA lavender-top tube
Alternative Specimen:
  • Whole blood collected in: ACD (yellow-top) tube or sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Volume:
  • 6 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • A separate ACD (yellow-top) or EDTA (lavender-top) tube must be submitted for all HLA testing. If submitted with any other test requiring an ACD or EDTA tube, please submit a separate tube for this test. Do not open tube.
Transport Temperature:
  • Room temperature, Shipping refrigerated is acceptable
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification followed by Sequence Specific Oligonucleotide Probes (PCR-SS
CPT Code:
  • 81376
  • 81382
Reject Criteria:
  • Received frozen
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 8 days

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