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.