Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HLA ABSCN
Methodology

Multiplex Bead Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

1-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain red.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 5 mL serum to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min. 2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 years

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Background Information for HLA Antibody Detection:
Purpose: To detect HLA Class I IgG antibody.
Analytical Sensitivity & Specificity:
More sensitive than conventional lymphocyte cytotoxicity procedures.
Limitations:
Only detects IgG antibody isotype; IgM antibody not detected
Test Results:
Results are reported as panel reactive (PRA) present or absent and do not provide a specificity.

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0095858 HLA Antibody Screen Interpretation 62364-5
2002804 HLA Class I Antibody 72322-1
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Aliases
  • Histocompatibility testing
  • Tissue typing
HLA Antibody Detection