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Reproductive Immunology Associates
805-578-7000
Location
(805) 578-7000
(805) 578-7004
WMatzner@aol.com

Laboratory Specimen Requirement


Test Color Tube # of Tubes
Antipaternal Leukocyte Antibodies *
(Blocking antibodies, Cross-match)
Male - Green
Female - SST
2 - 10 cc tubes
1
Antihistone Antibodies
(AHA)
SST 1
Antinuclear Antibodies
(ANA)
SST 1
Antiphospholipid Antibodies
(APA)
SST 1
Antithyroid Antibodies
(AMA/ATA)
SST 1
Immunophenotype *
(IP)
Purple 1
Natural Killer Activation Assay * Green 2 - 10 cc tubes
Natural Killer Assay +IVIg * Green 2 - 10 cc tubes
Lupus Anticoagulant
(LAC)
Blue 1
Partial Thromboplastin Time
(APTT)
Blue 1
Single
Double
Male - Green
Male - Green
4 to 6 - 10 cc tubes
7 to 10 - 10 cc tubes
Quantitative Immunoglobulins
(IgG, IgM, IgA)
SST 1
HLA ABC * Male - Purple
Female - Purple
1
1
HLA DR/DQ * Male - Purple
Female - Purple
1
1
HLA DQ Alpha
(A1)
Male - Purple
Female - Purple
1
1
HLA DQ Beta Male - Yellow 1

* MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 24-30 HOURS FROM THE TIME DRAWN.
• SST tubes should be allowed to sit for 30 minutes and spun for 10 minutes.
• Ship all specimen at room temperature.
• All specimens must be received:
Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 12noon
• FedEx recommended, shipping address
• For further assistance, contact wmatzner@aol.com.