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Test: Platelet Refractory Panel

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Form
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel Platelet Refractory Panel

Platelet antibody screen and crossmatch, HLA A,B typing, HLA matched platelet donor search, HLA antibody screen (if positive, HLA antibody identification Class I)

48 hours Three EDTA whole blood, and 5-7 mL clot (serum) tube (no gel separators). Sample must be received in the IRL no later than 30 hrs after collection. Icteric, hemolyzed and/or lipemic samples interfere with test and should not be tested as per package insert. Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10C Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H