Test Overview
Test Methodology

Solid Phase Assay

Test Usage

The MICA Single Antigen Antibody Screen detects antibodies against a panel of the most common MICA antigens coupled to Luminex beads. Antibodies to MICA antigen specificities are reported with the strength of the antibody (MFI).

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

21 days

Soft Order Code
UMICA
MiChart Code
UMICA
Synonyms
  • HLA REPORT
  • TTYPE
  • TISSUE TYPING
  • HLASM
  • HLA Antibody Screening Class I & II
  • HLA Antibody Screen Mixed
  • MICAA
  • MICA Antibody
  • Anti-MICA Antibodies
  • HLA Antibody Screening Class I and II
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
UCLA Immunogenetics #310056
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a red top tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature. Complete UCLA Immunogenetics Center requisition https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/static/apps/handbook/pdfs/Immunogen… and submit with the specimen.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to UCLA Immunogenetics Center.

Billing
CPT Code
86831
NY State Approved
No