HLA Tissue Typing (Disease association/ Hypersensitive drug reaction)


Test Information

Test Name

HLA Tissue Typing (Disease association/ Hypersensitive drug reaction)

Synonyms

Human Leukocyte antigen; HLA-DR; HLA-B*5701; HLA-A*3101; HLA-B*1502; HLA A29; Narcolepsy

Preferred Specimen

CPDA (whole blood) - Refer to dedicated request form for details

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 weeks

Forms

View tissue-typing

Collection Information

Availability

Monday - Wednesday collection only for Whakatane. Monday-Thursday collection only for all other regions.

Preparation


Processing Information

Registration Code

REF (See notes)

Notes

Tests included but not limited to:

  • HLA-DQB1*0602 Narcolepsy
  • HLA-B*57:01 Hypersensitive to Abacavir
  • HLA-A*31:01 Hypersensitive to Carbamezapine/Tegritol
  • HLA-B*15:02 Hypersensitive to Carbamezapine/Tegritol

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send directly to referral laboratory

- Rotorua

Send directly to referral laboratory


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

National Tissue Typing Laboratory (New Zealand Blood Bank)

Send Away Transport

Ambient

External Lab Website