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Lab Test Dictionary

Isohemagglutinin Titer, Heart


Antihuman Globulin Reaction Phase (IgG)


ABO Titer, Titer

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Blood Bank

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

Mon-Fri 6 AM to 8 PM

Standard TAT

8 Hours

Stat TAT

Will perfrom Isohemagglutin Titer, Limted at 1:32

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 identify against the order, specimen label and patient demographics. Specimen must not be hemolyzed.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


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

Deliver to Blood Bank

Included Tests

A1 and/or A2 and/or B titer(s) based on patient ABO type at antihuman globulin phase to detect IgG antibodies


At listing of heart transplant patient all STAT orders will be a limited 1:32 titration if orders received during weekend or after 8pm and before 6am.

CPT Codes