Immunogenetics Laboratory

The Immunogenetics Laboratory is a part of the Division of Genomic Diagnostics (DGD) and provides clinical histocompatibility testing services to support Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s world-renowned Pediatric Transplant Center and clients across the country. We work closely with clinicians to provide thoughtful and timely support for pre- and post-transplant management of care. We provide comprehensive testing for use in solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, drug development, clinical trials, and HLA disease association. Test offerings include HLA typing by next generation sequencing, HLA antibody screening, crossmatching, and engraftment monitoring.

Forms

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HLA typing by next generation sequencing (NGS) at CHOP

The Immunogenetics Laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers HLA typing via next generation sequencing to CHOP transplant patients and clients throughout the country. The Immunogenetics Laboratory was the first clinical lab in the nation to offer HLA typing via next generation sequencing, which replaces preliminary and reflexive tests with a single test, providing the highest resolution possible by covering the full HLA genomic region.

Shipping address for Immunogenetics

Delivery Monday-Friday:
Attention: Immunogenetics Clinical Laboratory
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Abramson Building, 7th Floor, Room 712
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Lab phone number: 215-590-5648

Delivery Saturday - Sunday:
Attention: Central Lab Services
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Main Building, 5th Floor
Room 5188
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Central Lab Services phone number: 215-590-4347

More information

For questions regarding sending testing to the Immunogenetics Laboratory, please contact Jason Roberts, Manager, Strategic Business Development & Communication, at robertsj1@email.chop.edu.