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17396: HLA-B HIGH Resolution Typing Print View
HLA-B High Resolution      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 14 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Bld Heparin Lithium   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin 14 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
  Swab - Buccal   Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 14 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  

Acceptable: Whole blood collected in: ACD (yellow-top) tube; sodium
heparin (green-top) tube; lithium heparin (green-top) tube; 4 buccal
swabs; for cord blood, bone marrow and peripheral blood leukocyte
specimen submissions, please contact Blood Center of Wisconsin for
collection, transport and stability instructions.

For Adult patients:
If requesting more than one panel for HLA Transplant Testing, no more
than 14 mL whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tubes is
required.

For Pediatric patients:
If requesting more than one panel for HLA Transplant Testing, follow
drawing instructions according to age as specified. No more than
what is specified by age is required.

Note:
Pediatric volume:
0-1 year: 3 mL
1-5 years: 5 mL
5-10 years: 7 mL
>10 years: 14 mL
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Code
81380

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Specimen Requirements: Pediatric volume: 0 - 1 year: 3mL 1 - 5 years: 5mL 5 - 10 years: 7mL >10 years: 14mL Reject Criteria: Received room temperature >14 days, received refrigerated or frozen, hemolysis Methodology: Direct DNA Sequencing, Polymerase Chain Reaction






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