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Immunogenetics Laboratory

Lymphocytotoxicity T and B Cell Crossmatch

  • Synonyms: Lymphocytotoxicity Crossmatch (EPIC),HLA Crossmatch, CDC Crossmatch
  • LIS Mnemonic: HLACXM

    Collect

    Recipient: Red top and Yellow tops (ACD); Donor: Yellow tops

    Volume Required

    Recipient: 7ml (Red top) and 20-30ml (ACD); Donor: 20-25ml (ACD)

    Minimum Required

    3ml (Red top) and 10ml (ACD); Donor: 20-25ml (ACD)

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    24 hrs

    Unacceptable conditions

    Samples older than 24 hours. Samples must be labeled with at least two different identifiers, date & time of collection, and collector's signature.

Days Performed

Monday- Friday (7:30AM- 5:00PM)

Reported

Immediately

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

86805 (x2), 86806 (x2)

Methodology

Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC)Crossmatch -T and B Cells

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