Lymphocyte Crossmatch

Profile or Test Panel Initial Evaluation of Recipient for Deceased Donor Transplant
Initial Evaluation of Recipient for Living Donor Transplant
Final Crossmatch for Deceased Donor Transplant
Final Crossmatch for Living Donor Transplant
Post Transplant Testing
Indications Solid Organ Transplant
Method Flow Cytometry technique
Test Information Patient serum is crossmatched against donor lymphocytes to detect antibodies against the donor, and against the patient's own lymphcytes to detect autoantibodies.
Sample Requirements Anticoagulated Blood ACD (yellow top, solution A or B) and Serum
Requested Volume Recipient:
Three 10 ml ACD (yellow top) tubes and Two 10 ml clot (red top) tubes
Living Donor:
Three 10 ml ACD (yellow top) and One 10 ml clot tube (red top) for Final XM
Shipping Information Send sample at ambient temperature and should be received by the lab within 72 hours.

Send samples 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 3088-00
CPT Codes 86825 x2
Test Schedule As needed
Turn around Time (analytic time) Renal Living Donor: 3 business days (unless waiting for ABO compatibility results or multiple living donors)
NKR- institutional timeline for testing
Cardiothoracic Transplants: 24 hours
Liver: 24 hours - 5 business days based on institution preference
Report/ Results Faxed or emailed based on institution preference