The Transplant Immunology and Histocompatibility Laboratory is accredited by the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) and offers compatibility services for solid organ as well as Bone Marrow Transplant patients and donors.
Tests offered include:
- Cytotoxicity and Flow Cytometry crossmatches
- Luminex PRA and Single Antigen testing
- Serological and Molecular HLA Typing (intermediate and high resolution)
The laboratory operates 24/7 for STAT transplant services and is committed to the highest technical and professional standards.
The laboratory also performs testing for disease-associated HLA alleles such as HLA-B27 for Ankylosing Spondylitis, HLA-DQB1*0602 for Narcolepsy, and HLA-DQ for Celiac Disease as well as HLA typing for drug hypersensitivity such as HLA-B5701 for Abacavir sensitivity and HLA-B*1502 for Carbamazepine Stevens-Johnson Syndrome risk.
Our staff, which includes 12 certified laboratory technologists, is dedicated to providing the best customer service. All reports are reviewed and approved by an ASHI-accredited and ABHI board-certified laboratory director, who is available for consultation with referring physicians.
|Chantale Lacelle, Ph.D. (ABHI)
Director, Transplant Immunology and Histocompatibility Laboratories