Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

POST HLA CLASS 1 AND 2

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
TXDSA      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: TXDSA         Geisinger Epic ID: 43122

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
One 6 mL red-top serum separator tube, unspun.
Special notes:
This test is only available to Geisinger Transplant Department and is used for solid organ transplant testing ONLY. This test is ordered for POST transplant patients only.
Patient preparation:
None.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86830, 86831
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:
Class I & II PRA, Antibody identification (Class I and Class II)
Methodology:
Luminex Microarray
Synonyms:
Post transplant HLA Ab, Post transfusion HLA Ab, HLA donor specific antibody
Clinical significance:
The HLA DSA test will provide information relevant for post-transplant monitoring and consists of HLA Class I & II Panel Reactive Antibody (PRA), the presence/absence of DSA(s), and the strength/trend of the DSA(s).

Performing Locations

UPMC Pinnacle

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday    
Performed stat? No
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