Test Categories: Blood Donor Typing

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Form
HLA Blood Donor Typing, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA (A,B) IR for Apheresis Platelet Donors

DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing apheresis donor is required prior to donating for HLA matched platelets.

21-30 business days 5-7 mL EDTA; shipped within 7 days of collection HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
IRL Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping) Molecular Platelet Genotyping (HPA) – Donor

Molecular determination of 11 allelic variants that determine common Human Platelet Antigens, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.

5-7 Business Days 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube Form BS 313
IRL Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping) Molecular Red Cell Genotyping (HEA) – Donor

Molecular determination of 38 allelic variants that determine common and rare red cell antigens plus hemoglobin S status, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.

5-7 Business Days 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube Form BS 313