Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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DONOR-SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT HLA TESTING

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1074         Geisinger Epic ID: 52221

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Four (4) 8.5 mL yellow top ACD solution A tubes AND one (1) 6mlLred top plain, non-serum separator tube
Special notes:
This test is only available to Geisinger Transplant Department and is used for solid organ transplant testing ONLY. Collect only on Monday through Thursday. Avoid collection the day before a holiday. Testing will include Donor flow T&B cell crossmatch and/or Donor HLA ABC,DR/DQ, DPA1/DPB1 typing as needed per HLA protocol.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge or refrigerate. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. ** Send all specimens. UPMC Pinnacle will determine acceptability.**
Rejection criteria:
Refrigerated or frozen specimen.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
Crossmatch: Billing is on recipient order. Typing: 81370, 81376x2, 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:
Testing will include Donor flow T&B cell crossmatch and/or Donor HLA ABC,DR/DQ, DPA1/DPB1 typing as needed per HLA protocol.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Donor T & B cell crossmatch, DHLAXM, Sld Tx Donor

Performing Locations

UPMC Pinnacle HLA Laboratory

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