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HLA-B*5701 TYPING

Test Number:
  • 6828
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • WHOLE BLOOD
Container Type:
  • LAVENDER TOP
  • ACD YELLOW TOP
  • OR HEPRN/GRN TOP
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 5 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. Additional testing by Sequence Based Typing (SBT) may be performed when necessary.
Transport Temperature:
  • ROOM TEMPERATURE OR REFRIDGERATED
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) • Sequence Specific Oligonucleotide Probes (SSO)
CPT Code:
  • 81381
Reject Criteria:
  • Received frozen
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 31 DAYS

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