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 that are being shipped into the laboratory can be drawn Monday to Friday.
Requisition: TRANSPLANT LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required Monday to Friday except Stat holidays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2020-06-29
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: HLA DQ2 (DQA1*05) or DQ8 Positive/Negative

Celiac is associated with DQ8 or with DQ2 in combination with DQA1*05
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HLA Class I and Class II typings are performed using molecular techniques (RSSO or SSP).
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Keep blood at ambient temperature and deliver within 72 hours.
System Codes: 
Cerner
HLA CELIAC
 
Referred To:  

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