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Test ID: DISI    
HLA Class I Molecular Typing Disease Association

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Whole Blood ACD-B

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Yellow top (ACD solution B)

Specimen Volume: 6 mL                           

Collection Instructions: Do not transfer blood to other containers. 

Additional Information: Specimen acceptability is based on extracted DNA concentration and not sample age.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) (

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of specimen required to perform an assay once, including instrument and container dead space. Submitting the minimum specimen volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory or perform reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum specimen volume may result in a QNS (quantity not sufficient) result, requiring a second specimen to be collected.

3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected









Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Whole Blood ACD-BRefrigerated (preferred)