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Test: HLA (A,B) IR for Patient Platelet Transfusions

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements CPT Code Form
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing HLA (A,B) IR for Patient Platelet Transfusions

DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing required for patient before search for HLA matched platelets.

48 hours Adults: 10-20 mL EDTA; Adults WBC <4x10^6/mL or 4000/µL: 20-40 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: Consult with laboratory 81373x2 Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H