Transplant Immunology Tests
TEST SAMPLE TIME COMMENTS
Bone marrow recipients and families/donors   14-21 days BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT
HLA disease association B27 10 ml EDTA 14-28 days Monday-Friday 12 noon
Lymphocyte subsets 5 ml EDTA 4 days  
HLA antibody screen and specificity 10 ml clotted blood 14-35 days  
Lymphocytotoxic allo crossmatch (CDC) 10 ml clotted blood from RECIPIENT.
20 ml ACD from DONOR.
2 days BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Lymphocytotoxic auto crossmatch (CDC) 10 ml clotted blood from RECIPIENT.
20 ml ACD from RECIPIENT.
2 days BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Flow cytometric auto crossmatch 10 ml clotted blood from RECIPIENT.
15 ml EDTA from RECIPIENT.
7 days BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Flow cytometric allo crossmatch 10 ml clotted blood from RECIPIENT.
15 ml EDTA from DONOR.
7 days BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT ONLY
Other disease associations 10 ml EDTA 7-28 days  
Transplant recipients for registration with UKT (kidney/liver/pancreas/cornea/heart/lung) 20 ml ACD 10 ml clotted blood 14-21 days  

Page updated: 20/10/2016 | Updated by: Anna McHugh

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