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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for HLA Typing

Recent changes for HLA Typing
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
15th September 2020
Preferred Specimen Type

Serum
Plasma

See Under Collection Instructions

Preferred Container Type

Plain tube - serum (no Gel)
ACD

See Under Collection Instructions

Collection & Request Instructions

Serum/ plain tube only required for crossmatches and antibody screens ( organ transplant patients)

HLA typing alone only requires ACD tubes only.

An additional paper request form is required for this test, obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood website at https://transfusion.com.au/node/2441

Sample requirements Transplantation and Immunogenetics Forms 

An additional paper request form is required for this test, obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood website at https://transfusion.com.au/node/2441

HLA Typing

Alternative Names:Tissue Typing
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:HLA TYP
Specimen Types:See Under Collection Instructions
Container Types:
See Under Collection Instructions
Collection & Request Instructions:

Sample requirements Transplantation and Immunogenetics Forms 

An additional paper request form is required for this test, obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood website at https://transfusion.com.au/node/2441

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:Aust. RC Lifeblood - Transplant & Immunogentics