Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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MONTHLY HLA CLASS 1 & 2 W/REFLEX, SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3772         Geisinger Epic ID: 140921

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
6 mL whole blood; minimum 5 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge or refrigerate. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Seven (7) days.
Rejection criteria:
** Send all specimens. UPMC 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.
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:
HLA leukocyte antibody detection for Class I and Class II antibodies.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Synonyms:
PRA, HLA leukocyte antibody panel, Sld Tx Month, TXPRA

Performing Locations

UPMC Pinnacle HLA Laboratory

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