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Test Requisitioning

Ordering a Test and Sending Specimens

  1. The immunogenetics tests may be ordered through provider order entry (POE) or by completing a requisition
  2. Please follow the chart below to determine the correct specimen needed.

    Test NameSpecimen Requirements
    HLA Type I Typing (ABC)1 Yellow Top (ACD) Tube  
    HLA Type II Typing (DR, DQ, DRw)1 Yellow Top (ACD) Tube
    Class I High Resolution DNA Typing (A,B,C)1 Yellow Top (ACD) Tube
    Class II High Resolution DNA Typing (DR, DQ)1 Yellow Top (ACD) Tube
    HLA Antibody Screen/ID, Class I1 Red Top Tube
    HLA Antibody Screen/ID, Class II1 Red Top Tube
    T and B Cell Crossmatch4 Yellow Top and 1 Red Top Tube
    Flow Cytometric Crossmatch4 Yellow Top and 1 Red Top Tube
    Endothelial Cell Crossmatch4 Yellow Top and 1 Red Top Tube
    Anti-Angiotensin Receptor 1 Antibody1 Red Top Tube
    HLA B-Cell Quantification4 Yellow Top Tubes 

     
  3. Specimens should be labeled with the name, date and unique identifier.
  4. Specimens from the Johns Hopkins Hospital East Baltimore Campus may be sent to the Johns Hopkins Core Laboratory or delivered to the Immunogenetics Laboratory.
  5. Specimens from outside the Johns Hopkins Hospital East Baltimore Campus must follow these shipping instructions.
  6. Please contact the Immunogenetics Laboratory (410-955-3600) for additional information.