Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Testing

The Center of Excellence for Human Leukocyte Antigen Testing provides tissue typing, antibody screening and identification, and crossmatch testing in-country on a 24/7 basis to support the transplant of organs from both live and deceased donors.

It is located at our main testing site in ICAD, Abu Dhabi.

Please see below the complete list of HLA tests now available at NRL.     

Order Code

NRL Internal Code

Order Code Name

CPT Code

Specimen Type

Volume

Specimen Container

Storage

Specimen Stability

TAT

167267

500003

HLA-A Typing Whole Blood

81373

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167292

500005

HLA B Typing Whole Blood

81373

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167405

500007

HLA-C Typing Whole Blood

81380

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167259

500009

HLA DRB1 Typing Whole Blood

81376

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167146

500011

HLA DQA1/DQB1 Typing Whole Blood

81376 x 2

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167284 and 167323

500013

HLA DPA1/DPB1 Typing Whole Blood

81382

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

167357

500015

HLA DRB345 Typing Whole Blood

81382

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

168052

500017

HLA Class I Antibody Specificity Serum

86830

Serum

4mL

SST/Yellow top

15 – 25 °C

3 days

14 days

168056

500019

HLA Class II Antibody Specificity Serum

86831

Serum

4mL

SST/Yellow top

15 – 25 °C

3 days

14 days

167267, 167292, 167405, 167259, 167146,167284, 167323, 167357

500029

HLA Typing Profile Whole Blood

81373 x 2; 81380; 81376 x 3; 81382 x 3

Whole Blood

4mL

EDTA/ACD

15 – 25 °C

2 days

14 days

168050

500001

HLA Panel Reactive Antibody Serum

86828

Serum

4mL

SST/Yellow top

15 – 25 °C

3 days

14 days