Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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RECIPIENT SOLID ORGAN PRE-TRANSPLANT TESTING

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1045         Geisinger Epic ID: 52105

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) 6 mL red -top plain, non-serum separator tube.

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 specimens.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
This test is only available to Geisinger Transplant Department and is used for solid organ transplant testing ONLY.
CPT code(s):
HLA Typing: 81370, 81376x2, 81382. T & B crossmatch: 86825, Antibody Screen: 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:
Recipient HLA Typing, Antibody screen, Crossmatches as needed per transplant HLA protocol.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
Recipient HLA Typing, Recipient crossmatch, Sld Tx Pre

Performing Locations

UPMC Pinnacle HLA Laboratory

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