Bone Marrow Patient & Donor Testing
It is imperative that the guidelines listed here be followed when submitting patient samples and paperwork. If either is improperly received, it could result in significant delay of test results or rejection of the sample altogether.
If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact our laboratory personnel.
All of the following tests are found on the right side of our requisition form.
New Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Patients
Please submit: 4 yellow top tubes and 1 red top tube
Please order: HLA Typing for BM/Stem Cell – Patient
New Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Donor
Please submit: 4 yellow top tubes
Please order: HLA Typing for BM/Stem Cell – Donor
Be sure to list the patient for whom the donor is being tested, as well as the donor’s relationship to the patient.
Post Evaluation Cross matching
For an Auto Cross match (patient vs. self):
Please submit: 2 yellow top tubes and 1 red top tube
Please order: Autocross match
For an Allo Cross Match (patient vs. donor):
Please submit: 2 yellow top tubes (from the donor) and 1 red top tube (from the patient)
Please order: Cross match with Donor
Please submit: 1 red top tube
Please order: Anti-HLA Antibody Testing (PRA)
Contact laboratory for pediatric minimums.