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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 request form. Make sure to include an address where the results should be sent.

2. A 3-cc tube (red-top or tiger-top) of blood should be drawn, allowed to clot, and centrifuged.

3. At least 250uL of serum should be transferred to a vial labeled with patient’s full name and the date of draw.

4. If the sample will be held longer than one day prior to shipping, freeze sample and ship on dry ice.

5. Samples cannot be tested if extremely hemolyzed or lipimic. No frozen whole blood samples.

6. Vial containing serum should be packaged with a cool pack or on dry ice (if frozen).

7. Send by overnight mail 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 1-2 weeks.

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 tube (purple top-EDTA or green top-Heparin) of at least 2mL blood should be drawn.

3. Sample should be packaged and shipped in compliance with UN3373 Category B regulations.

4. Store sample at 4oC prior to shipping.

5. If the sample will be held longer than one day prior to shipping, freeze sample and ship on dry ice.

6. 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.

RESULTS CANNOT BE GUARANTEED FOR COAGULATED SAMPLES.

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