Item Value
Test name HLA-ABC Typing – Intermediate Resolution
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times Test run Monday – Friday. Expected TAT for routine test is < 8 working days.
Performed by Immunogenetics & Transplantation Laboratory (ITL)
Normal range
Container type Yellow top (ACD)
Amount to Collect 8.5 mL blood
Collection Instructions Fill ACD tube completely. Obtain ACD tube from Specimen Receiving. If being collected with Low Resolution HLA-DR/DQ Typing (Class II Typing), 1 tube is sufficient for both tests. Collect additional samples if blood count is low.

SAMPLE COLLECTION GUIDE FOR ITL TESTS:

Please use the following guide when collecting sample for ITL:

ITL TEST CATEGORY MAX. # TUBES FOR PT's > 12 KG SAMPLE VOL. FOR PT's < 12 KG
Antibody 2 RED TOP* 2.5 mL in RED TOP
HLA Typing 2 ACD* 2.5 mL in small ACD
Chimerism 2 ACD* 2.5 mL in small ACD
Crossmatch Donor 6 ACD* CONTACT ITL
Crossmatch Recipient 1 RED TOP* CONTACT ITL
Auto Crossmatch 6 ACD* & 1 RED TOP* CONTACT ITL

* Completely full 8.5 mL tubes

If two or more test categories are ordered add the # tubes together.
ITL (415) 476-3387

For other specimens, contact ITL at 6-3387.

Print out and submit an ITL Requisition with the sample. Click here for Form
Sample type ACD anticoagulated whole blood; contact ITL at 6-3887 for other specimens such as amniotic fluid, bone marrow aspirate, buccal mucosa, cord blood, cultured cells, DNA, whole blood spotted on filter paper, etc.

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667