HLA-A*29 Typing (Birdshot Retinopathy association)

Profile or Test Panel Testing for Individual HLA alleles
Indications Determination of the presence or absence of HLA A29
Method Molecular
Test Information Molecular typing methods used to determine the presence or absence of the HLA A*29 alleles that encodes the A29 antigen, which is associated with the increased risk for Birdshot Retinopathy
Sample Requirements Anticoagulated Blood ACD (yellow top, solution A or B)
Requested Volume One 7-10 ml ACD (yellow top) tube
Shipping Information Send sample at ambient temperature.

Send sample to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Immunogenetics/HLA Laboratory
921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

For additional information please see Ordering Information
Requisition Form RFT- Immunogenetics/HLA and Platelet Immunology Labs
Transaction Code 3082-01
CPT Codes 81374
Test Schedule Monday thru Friday
Turn around Time (analytic time) 7 business days
Report/ Results Faxed or emailed based on institution preference