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Autoantibody/HLA Service Center

AB/HLA Requisition Form


Diagnostic Autoantibody Request form:

Diagnostic Autoantibody Request.pdf

Diagnostic Autoantibody Request.docx

Diagnostic HLA Request form:

Diagnostic HLA Request.pdf

Diagnostic HLA Request.docx​

Directions for Sending Samples for Autoantibody Measurement

  1. Please complete the diagnostic islet autoantibody request form. Make sure you include an address where the results should be sent.
  2. A 3-cc tube (red-top or tiger-top) of blood should be drawn.
  3. Blood should be allowed to clot and tube should be centrifuged.
  4. Serum should be removed and transferred to a vial labeled with the patient’s full name and the date the sample is drawn.
  5. Vial containing serum should be sent by overnight mail with cool pack to:

Attn: Diagnostic Sample
Barbara Davis Center
1775 Aurora Ct. 
M20-4201E
Aurora, CO 80045
Tel: 303-724-6809

The results of the test will be reported within a week.

Directions for Sending Samples for HLA Typing

  1. Please complete the HLA testing request form. Make sure you include an address where the results should be sent.
  2. A 10 cc tube (purple top-EDTA) of blood should be drawn. DO NOT FREEZE THE BLOOD.
  3. Tube with whole blood should be sealed with parafilm or tape and shipped in a styrofoam container.
  4. Sample should be sent by overnight mail to:

Attn: Diagnostic HLA Sample
Barbara Davis Center
1775 Aurora Ct.
M20-4201C
Aurora, CO 80045
Tel: 303-724-6809

The results of the test will be reported within 2 weeks.

Location:
Barbara Davis Center
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
1775 Aurora Court, 4th floor, Room M20-4201E
Aurora, CO 80045
Tel: 303-724-6809
Fax: 303-724-5811

Autoantibody/HLA contact personnel:
Liping Yu, MD, Principal Investigator & Core Director
Tel: 303-724-6808

The purpose of this website is to provide some basic information about the BDC Service Cores including contact information and links to on-line services where they are available. If you have questions about the BDC Service Cores please contact us (email or phone: 303-724-6836).