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Tissue Typing Laboratory

The HLA Laboratory, located at Arkansas Children's Hospital, is a service offered by UAMS. The HLA Laboratory supports the clinical solid organ transplantation programs for the state of Arkansas. These services include identification of specific tissue antigens including HLA-A, B, C, DR, DQ, lymphocytotoxicity cross matches and determining presence and specificity of circulating anti- HLA antibody. Please contact the HLA laboratory before sending samples.

Phone:

(501)686-7257

• Supports the clinical solid organ transplantation-deceased and live donor programs for the state of Arkansas
• Supports HSC/BM transplantation-related and unrelated donors
• Histocompatibility testing for other clinical purpose-disease studies
• Services include: Identification of specific tissue antigens including HLA-A, B, C, DR, DQ, lymphocytotoxicity cross matches and determining presence and specificity of circulating anti-HLA antibody

Location:

UAMS Lab
University of Arkansas Medical Center - M1/300

Medical Director:

Terry O. Harville, MD, PhD
(501)686-7257



Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.

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