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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

HLA-DRB1 HIGH RES

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
BMDRH      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: BMDRH         Geisinger Epic ID: 45119

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
14 mL whole blood. For Adult patients: If requesting more than one panel for HLA Transplant Testing, no more than 14 mL whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tubes is required.
Special notes:
This test is for Bone Marrow Transplants only. Specimens collected in heparin tubes unacceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. Do not aliquot. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Refrigerated or frozen specimens are not acceptable. Specimens collected in heparin tubes unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81382
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
HLA-DRB1 High Resolution Sequence-Based Typing
Methodology:
Direct DNA Sequencing
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 17393

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Monday-Saturday; Report available: 8-10 days.    
Performed stat? No
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