Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect HLA antibodies for solid organ and stem cell transplantation.

Mnemonic
HLAABSCN
Methodology

Multiplex Bead Assay

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-7 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

Refrigerated

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 years

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

Background Information for HLA Antibody Screen, Class I and Class II
Purpose:
To detect HLA Class I and Class II IgG antibodies.
Analytical Sensitivity & Specificity:
More sensitive than traditional lymphocyte cytotoxicity procedures.
Limitations:
Only detects IgG antibody isotype; IgM antibodies are not detected. This test does not provide information on the specificities of the HLA antibodies detected.
Test Results: Results are reported as positive or negative for HLA Class I and Class II antibodies.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the H&I laboratory at the University of Utah Health under the accreditation guidelines from the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI). Some tests or reagents have not been cleared or approved by the FDA.

Compliance Category

Not Applicable

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86828

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2002804 HLA Class I Antibody 72322-1
3002851 HLA Class II Antibody
3002908 HLA Antibody Screen Interpretation 62364-5
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Aliases
  • Histocompatibility testing
  • PRA
HLA Antibody Screen, Class I and Class II