Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : HLA-Initial Solid Organ Recipient Evaluation Order Code : 10000R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH. This is a pre-transplant order for the initial evaluation of a potential solid organ transplant recipient. This order includes HLA typing, auto crossmatch and antibody screening. This test will initiate one red-top tube and six yellow-top tubes to be drawn on the recipient.
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: One Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, and six Yellow-top tubes Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD)
Required Volume: 70 mL (10 mL per tube)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 13 mL (2 mL per yellow-top tube, 1 mL per red-top tube)
Special Handling: Transport at room temperature. Specimens received refrigerated or frozen are unacceptable.
SHC EPIC Code: 10000R
Causes For Rejection: Refrigerated or frozen specimens
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Transplant
Sendout Lab: Stanford Blood Center