HLA Antibody Screening

Immunogenetics Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

30 Weekdays

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
HLA Antibody Screening
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Screen to detect IgG panel reactive antibodies (PRA) to HLA Class I and II molecules. The test determines if a patient is positive or negative for Class I or II HLA-specific antibodies.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

CLASS I PRA, LUMINEX

2122

PRA: CLASS I/II, LUMINEX

2124

CLASS II PRA, LUMINEX

2125

Method Description
  • Immunoassay
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 86021
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
Used for patients having post-transfusion reactions ( TRALI, TACO) and to screen donor blood products for the presence of HLA antibodies that could cause post-transfusion reactions.| Avoid lipemia and gross hemolysis
Download(s)
Draw Status

Clinical

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum: 500 uL
  • Red Top: 2 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Red Top: 10 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -20°C - 2 Years (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 48 hours
Transport
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 48 Hours
Notes
Send frozen sera on dry ice or Unopened Red Top Tube