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HLA Laboratory

HLA LaboratoryUC Irvine's HLA Laboratory provides clinical testing support for kidney and pancreas transplant patients, and for disease association and drug sensitivity testing. It is accredited by the American Association of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI).

Services are available in the following areas:

  • HLA typing
  • Antibody testing (lymphocytotoxicity, ELISA, Luminex)
  • Crossmatch testing (lymphocytotoxicity, Flow)
  • Disease association testing (A29; B27; B5(B51 and B52); Narcolepsy; Celiac Panel)
  • Drug sensitivity testing (Abacavir; Carbamazepine)


Gerald Morris

Gerald Morris, MD, PhD
Medical Director,
HLA Laboratory

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Associate Medical Director,
HLA Laboratory

Contact Information

Location and General Inquiries
UC Irvine Health
Douglas Hospital, Room 3400
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-4805
Phone: 714-456-5889
Fax: 714-456-3964

Pathology Requests and Reports
Phone: 714-456-5889

Medical Director
Gerald Morris, MD, PhD
Phone: 714-456-6936

Assocaite Medical Director
Phone: 714-456-5882, 5889

Sr. Supervisor
Hao Trinh
Phone: 714-456-5889



For more information, call 1-888-UCI-LABS (888-824-5227)