HLA antibody identification
|Immunology >> Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
This is performed using Luminex xMAP Technology.
HLA antibody identification is used primarily for identification of HLA antibody, pre-renal transplantation for matching and avoidance of rejection of transplanted organs, and post transplantation to monitor for antibody mediated rejection
HLA antibody identification is also used before HSCT transplantation in cases when the potential donor is not fully matched.
|Sample & container required
|Serum (red top) preferred, SST (gold top) acceptable
|Please consult the laboratory
Samples must be sent via first class post or courier.
The laboratory is accredited for this test by the European Federation of Immunogenetics (EFI) and UKAS.