90821:HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN (HLA) ANTIBODY TYPING

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90821:HUMAN LEUKOCYTE ANTIGEN (HLA) ANTIBODY TYPING
Alias Names: HLA Ab / HLA ABC Locus
Methodology: Serological
Edit Date: 2/22/2010
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86813-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Three 7.5 mL lavender top tubes (EDTA).
Handling: Keep as whole blood. Keep ambient. Include patient’s name, date of birth, sex, diagnosis, WBC count, and donor’s name.
Standard Volume: 15 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 10 mL whole blood.
Transport: Ambient.
Comments: For bone marrow workup, order both this test and HLA DR Typing (85591)
Rejection Criteria: Specimen more than 4 days from collection to testing; refrigerated or frozen specimen.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
.
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.