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RCHSD Blood Bank
1-3 mL Whole Blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube double initialed (3 mL Whole Blood is required if patient known to have positive Antibody Screen on Type and Screen) ***and*** 1-2 mL First Post-Transfusion Urine collected in a sterile container
Must notify Blood Bank via phone with reaction symptoms. Suspected unit must be returned to Blood Bank with the associated IV tubing and solution bags intact. A first post-transfusion urine should be collected and sent to Blood Bank using a patient demographic label.
Clotted; Hemolyzed; Blood not double initaled
3 mL Whole Blood ***and*** 2 mL Urine
1 mL Whole Blood (3 mL Whole Blood is required if patient known to have positive Antibody Screen on
Deliver to Blood Bank immediately.
ABO type, Rh type, Direct Antiglobulin (DAT) and Path Review.