Ordering Recommendation

The intended use of this test is pre-transplant allele matching. Do not use for HLA-related disease screening or diagnosis (eg, celiac disease, narcolepsy, rheumatologic diseases).

Mnemonic
HLA DRB1
Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Massively Parallel Sequencing

Performed

Varies

Reported

10-13 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

Lavender (EDTA). Also acceptable: yellow (ACD Solution A).

Specimen Preparation

Transport 4 mL whole blood in original container. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Yellow (ACD Solution B) specimens. Clotted, grossly hemolyzed, or heparinized specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By Report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

81382

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2012495 HLA-DRB1*, Class II - Locus, Allele 1
2012496 HLA-DRB1*, Class II - Locus, Allele 2
2012497 HLA-DRB1 by NGS, Interpretation
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Aliases
HLA-DRB1 by Next Generation Sequencing

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia