Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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HLA-DR/DQ LOW RESOLUTION TYPING

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2482         Geisinger Epic ID: 45117

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 an EDTA (lavender-top) tube 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 or refrigerated: 1 week.
Rejection criteria:
Frozen specimens are not acceptable. Specimens collected in heparin tubes unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
81375
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-DR, DQ Class II DNA Typing
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
HLA DR DQ
Quest test code 15485
BMDRDQ

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday - Friday mornings.    
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