UNOS PRA, Class I & Class II /MICA (VAMC)
Iowa Regional Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Veterans Affairs Hospital 10E-19
319-338-0581, EXT. 5640
(dial 158 from UIHC)
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Minimum:
One 10 mL red top (no additive) tube.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver at room temperature.
Turn Around Time:
Testing performed weekly. Resulted in Epic in 7 working days.
Available STAT. Verbal reported in 5 hours. Resulted in Epic by 24 h.
Comments:
Percent reactive antigen (PRA), class I & class II. The percentage of HLA antigens within a pool of donors bound by antibody in the blood sample. Results updated in UNOS. All HLA Testing is ordered through the University of Iowa Epic System.
Methodology:
Luminex, Solid Phase
CPT Code:
86828, 81479