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Renal Transplant Recipient - Screening Tests

Ordering information:

The following tests will be performed on a Renal Transplant Recipient (please note that the individual tests must be written on the request form).

PHASE 1 : INITIAL TESTING

  • Blood Group
  • HBsAg, HBsAb, HBcAb
  • Hep C Ab (PCR if positive)
  • HTLV
  • HIV
  • HSV
  • CMV
  • EBV
  • VZV
  • Syphilis

 

 PHASE 2 : CONFIRMATION TESTING

  • HLA Tissue Typing/Cross Match 

 

 PHASE 3 : CYTOXIC ANTIBODIES

  • Cytotoxic Antibodies
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
as per individual tests
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

For this testing, the following is required:

PHASE 1:

2 x Serum (white top)

1 x EDTA (pink)

PHASE 2 :

3 x ACD (yellow)

1 x Serum (white top)

PHASE 3

1 x Serum (white top)

 

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW