Imperial Collage Healthcare

HLA typing


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 and -C 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.

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