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Clinical labs

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) 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.

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Busulfan Lab (Pharmacokinetics Lab)

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

Alliance Lab

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

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 Lab

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 Lab

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.