CPT Codes: 81379

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements CPT Code Form
HLAI Blood & Marrow Transplant HLAI (A,B,C,DR,DQ) HR for Patient or unrelated Donor Typing to include DRB3/4/5

Sequenced Based Typing (SBT) and/or DNA based assay for HLAI A, B C, DR and DQ alleles provides a high resolution HLAI phenotype for new transplant patients and their potential unrelated donors

7±2 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Cord blood sample: 0.5 - 1ml; Buccal swabs are acceptable 81379, 81382x3 HLAI Requisition Form BS 320H
HLAI Blood & Marrow Transplant HLAI (A,B,C) Supplemental HR

DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLAI A,B,C alleles following preliminary HLAI (A,B,DR) IR typing of transplant patient siblings

5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable 81379 HLAI Requisition Form BS 320H
HLAI Blood & Marrow Transplant HLAI Class I (A,B,C) HR

DNA based assay used to achieve definition at high resolution (4 digits) of Class I HLAI-A,B,C alleles

7±2 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable 81379 HLAI Requisition Form BS 320H