A total of four samples for HLA typing will be sent each year as two distributions of two samples. The samples may be sent as blood samples or DNA extracts. The HLA typing samples are available free of charge to laboratories that participate in Scheme 1A or 4A1 or 4A2.
To provide participants with a variety of interesting samples to test that offer a beneficial educational element.
Laboratories can register to receive the educational HLA typing scheme free of charge but only if they also participate in scheme 1A, 4A1 and/or 4A2.
A total of four samples for HLA typing will be sent each year as two distributions of two samples. The samples may be sent as blood samples or DNA extracts.
Participants must only use the reporting forms provided on the participant’s portal and are required to report their findings within the deadline stated.
The scheme ED samples are not assessed.
Information/Analysis Provided to Participants
- For samples, anonymised summary table of all participant results, comments and methodology.
- For samples, an analysis of the identification of the HLA allele of interest will be provided. Relevant references will be supplied whenever possible.