HLA Genotyping DRB1, DRB3, 4, 5, DP Alpha Beta or DQ Alpha Beta Intermediate Resolution (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:
THREE - FOUR 10 mL yellow top (ACD) tubes. For patients with low white counts-additional tubes are needed. Buccal swabs may be used if normal sample requirements can not be met.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver at room temperature.
Testing Schedule:
Test performed twice weekly.
Turn Around Time:
Resulted in Epic by 5 working days.
Comments:
Order each allele separately.

All HLA Testing is ordered through the University of Iowa Epic System.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) - Sequence Specific Oligonucleotide (SSO)
CPT Code:
DR - 81376
DRB3-5 - 81376
DPB/A - 81376
DQB/A - 81376