Item Value
Test name DNA Preparation & Storage
Available Stat? No
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 other HLA intermediate resolution typing such as HLA-B, HLA-C, HLA-DR, HLA-DQ, etc., 1 tube is sufficient for all tests. Collect additional samples if white blood cell (WBC) count is low (<1,000).

For other specimens, contact ITL at 415-476-3887

Print out and submit an ITL Requisition with the sample. Click here for Form
Sample type ACD anticoagulated whole blood

Contact ITL at 415-476-3887 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