Crossmatch Flow Cytometry Post Transplant Monitoring (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 10 mL yellow top (ACD) tubes AND one 10 mL red top (no additive) from recipient (patient) AND donor.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver at room temperature.
Turn Around Time:
Verbal report within 5 hours. Resulted in Epic 24 hours.
STAT results reported verbally within 5 hours. Resulted in Epic 24 hours.
Comments:
Flow Cytometry T & B cell auto and allo crossmatch, two serum dates with dilutions.

All HLA Testing is ordered through the University of Iowa Epic System.
Methodology:
Flow cytometry
CPT Code:
86825, 86826