Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HLA Workup Living Donor Pre-op

Test Name: HLA Workup Living Donor Pre-op
Alternate Name(s): Freeze Blood
Laboratory: Transplant
Specimen Type: Donor Requirements:
6 x 6mL Sodium Heparin (dark green tops, no separator gel)

Note: smaller volumes apply for paediatric patients. Contact the Transplant Laboratory for details: 519-663-3320
Collection Information: The Living Donor pre-op samples are bled after the donor is admitted as an in-patient prior to transplant.
Test Schedule: As required Monday to Friday except Stat holidays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
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Special Processing:  
Comments: This donor blood will be frozen in liquid nitrogen for possible future testing.
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required: The recipient ID (MRN#) is required when ordering the testing
Storage & Shipment: Frozen isolated donor blood will be stored in the laboratory.
System Codes: 
HLA Workup Living Donor-Pre-op
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Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul