HLA Genotyping A, B and DR Class I and II - Urgent (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 daily.
Turn Around Time:
Resulted in Epic by 2 working days.
Comments:
HLA A, B and C intermediate level typing; HLA DR low resolution.

All HLA Testing is ordered through the University of Iowa Epic System.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Sequence Specific Primers (SSP)
CPT Code:
A-81373
B-81373
DR-81373