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HLA-B Sequencing

Mnemonic:    [Unlist Lab]
Name:    HLA-B Sequencing
Specimen:    4 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Send whole blood in the original collection container. Do NOT centrifuge. Do NOT freeze.

Clotted, grossly hemolyzed, yellow (ACD Solution B) specimens, and heparinized samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2012486
  Method:    PCR & Sequencing
Note:    The intended use of this test is pre-transplant allele matching. Do not use for HLA-related disease screening or diagnosis (eg, celiac disease, narcolepsy, rheumatologic diseases).
Processing Info:    Send the sample and request on an ARUP manual requisition.