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Lab Test Dictionary

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Methodology

Immediate Spin Reaction at Room Temp


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

RCHSD Blood Bank


Epic ID

LAB5956C

Lab Test Days

As Received

Standard TAT

20 Min

Stat TAT

20 Min


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Specimens must be double initialed by the collecting nurse and a nurse that verifies the patient's identity against the order, specimen label and patient demographics. Specimen must not be hemolyzed.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

3 Days

Rejection Criteria

Not double initialed, Hemolyzed, QNS

Test Volume Required

1.5 mL Plasma or Serum

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 mL Plasma or Serum

Processing Instructions

Take to Blood Bank


Included Tests

A1 and/or A2 and/or B titer(s) based on patient ABO type


Comments

For ABOi heart transplants only. To be completed during surgery and 6 hours after surgery. If positive after surgery will also completed ISOLTD (1:32 dilution). Double initialed red top also acceotable.


CPT Codes

86941


Revised

08-23-17

Initials

JZ