Test Categories: HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Form
HLA, IRL HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA Antibody ID Class I

Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class I (A,B,C) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology

3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID HLA Antibody ID Class II

Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class II (DR,DQ,DP) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology

3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA, IRL HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA Antibody Screen

Screen for antibodies to HLA Class I (A,B,C) and Class II (DR,DQ,DP) and MIC antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology

3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H