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HLA Crossmatch

Specimen Type:

 

also known as T Cell Cytotoxic Crossmatch, B Cell Cytotoxic Crossmatch, T Cell flow Cytometric Crossmatch, B Cell Flow Cytometric Crossmatch

Blood


IMMUNOGENETICS & TRANSPLANT


Specimen requirements:

ACD 10 mL Yellow Top and 10 mL Red Stopper Plain

Unit of measure:

N/A

Ideal sample:

 

Donor

Recipient

Preliminary Crossmatching

20 mL Yellow ACD

10 mL Red

20 mL Yellow ACD

10 mL Red

 

 

Final Crossmatching

Cytotoxic Only:

20 mL Yellow ACD

10 mL Red

 

 

20 mL Yellow ACD

10 mL Red

Cytotoxic + Flow

4-10mL Yellow ACD

10 mL Red

Absolute minimum amount:

Please call lab 858-642-4774

Method of collection:

Venipuncture

Transportation:

See ITL Specimen Notes

Label instructions:

See ITL Specimen Notes

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Clots in Specimen, ACD Blood over 48 hours old, Blood not maintained at room temp., recent transfusion

Request test on form:

Immunogenetics Requisition ( D6085(07-08) )

Order/entry screen(s): 

N/A

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

On request

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

72 hours

Deliver the specimen to :

Immunogenetics & Transplant : Drop off boxes at

 

Hillcrest - SCRAP Lab and Thornton Clinical Lab

Scheduling requirements :

Scheduling is encouraged. Please call 858-642-4774.

Method:

HLA Serology, Flow Cytometry

Special Instructions:

Social Security Numbers are required for all solid organ recipients.  For pediatric patients and patients with low white counts please call the laboratory for special instructions, 858-642-4774.  Cytotoxic and/or Flow Cytometric crossmatching methods are determined by patient antibody history

CyberLAB abbreviation:

N/A

CyberLAB code:

N/A

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A