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Immunogenetics Laboratory

HLA Class II Antibody Screen (PRA) - Flow Cytometry

  • Synonyms: PRA, DSA (Post-Transplant)
  • LIS Mnemonic: HLAFS2

    Collect

    Red (No additive)

    Volume Required

    5ml

    Minimum Required

    4ml; Patients <20kg- 3ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    72 hrs

    Unacceptable conditions

    Samples older than 72 hours. Mislabeled samples: 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

2 days

Reflex Testing

Yes; If positive, HLA Class II Antibody Identification testing is performed.

CPT

86808

Methodology

Flow Cytometry Screening Beads

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