Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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POST HLA CLASS 1 & 2, SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1051         Geisinger Epic ID: 52129

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
One 6 mL plain red-top non-serum separator tube, unspun.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge or refrigerate. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days.
Rejection criteria:
Send all specimens. Pinnacle will determine acceptability.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
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
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:
Flow Cytometry
Synonyms:
Post transplant HLA Ab, Post transfusion HLA Ab, HLA donor specific antibody, TXDSA, Sld Tx Post
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 HLA Laboratory

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