Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HLA Celiac Investigation

Test Name: HLA Celiac Investigation
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Transplant
Specimen Type: 2 x 4 mL Lavender (EDTA) top Vacutainer tubes
Collection Information: Samples being sent to Transplant Laboratory from outside LHSC must be drawn on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.
Requisition: TRANSPLANT LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday-Friday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7-21 days
Stat
Same day if the specimen is received in laboratory by 08:30; Monday-Friday
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2011-09-09
Revised Date: 2012-10-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: The report will list the Class II HLA antigens and/or alleles identified for the patient (eg: DR/DQ antigens).
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: PCR-SSP
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Keep blood at ambient temperature and deliver within 72 hours.
System Codes: 
Cerner
 
 
Referred To:  

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