Clinical Labs

Clinical Labs

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance houses several laboratories which support clinical treatment not only at SCCA and its parent organizations, but also at local, regional and national health care facilities.

Busulfan Lab (Pharmacokinetics Lab)

The Pharmacokinetics Lab, often referred to as the Busulfan Lab, specializes in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) of busulfan.

Alliance Laboratory

The Alliance Lab provides phlebotomy, sample processing, clinical laboratory diagnostics, and sample referral services to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Swim Across America Cellular Therapy Lab

The Swim Across America Cellular Therapy Lab has responsibility for processing, testing, storing, transporting, and assisting with the infusion of cellular therapy products used for autologous, related and unrelated allogeneic transplantation at SCCA.

Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory

The Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory provides clinical services including HLA typing of patients, family members, and potential related and unrelated or cord blood donors. The Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory also provides chimerism testing for hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

Clinical Pathology

The Pathology Department provides comprehensive diagnostic pathology services and carries out research involving the hematopoietic stem cell transplant population of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Cytogenetics Laboratory

The Cytogenetics Laboratory performs conventional and molecular cytogenetic analysis of primarily bone marrow and peripheral blood specimens from patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT), and any other patients carrying the HSCT identifying flag

Clinical Laboratory Licenses, Certificates, and Manuals

 American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) 

 Busulfan Lab-California License 

 Busulfan Lab-Pennsylvania License 

 Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory Medical Test Site Accredited License, expires June 30, 2017 

 Clinical Laboratories Medical Test Site Accredited License, expires June 30, 2017 

 College of American Pathologists Certificate (CAP) 

 Point of Care Testing Medical Test Site Categorized License, expires June 30, 2017

 Specimen Collection and Handling Manual 
Specimen Collection and Handling Manual, 25th Edition, last updated 09/17/2015