HLA antibody identification
|Category||Immunology >> Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics|
This is performed using Luminex xMAP Technology.
HLA antibody identification is used primarily for identification of HLA-specific antibody, pre-renal transplantation for matching and avoidance of rejection of transplanted organs, and post transplantation to monitor for antibody mediated rejection.
|Sample & container required||Serum (red top) preferred, SST (gold top) acceptable|
|Sample volume||10 mL|
|Turnaround time||Please consult the laboratory|
Samples must be sent via first class post or courier.