Test Background Testing includes: • HLA class I typing • HLA class II typing
Clinical Indications HLA typing is carried out at low to medium resolution for HLA-A, -B –C, -DR and DQ to antigen level, for renal and stem cell transplant patients and their respective donors. HLA can also be used as a marker for disease association, in particular for coeliac disease, Behçet's disease and narcolepsy.
Reference Range Interpretive report provided
Sample Required EDTA (lavender top)
Sample Volume 20 mL
Turnaround Time 30 days
Notes Samples must be sent via first class post or courier.