TSCR, Type and Crossmatch
RCHSD Blood Bank
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 cannot be shared with other lab tests except BB HOLD and DIRECT COOMBS.
Must have 2 sets of initials on the label on the tube and cannot be shared with lab tests except direct coombs and BB hold.
Specimens collected in serum seperator tubes are unacceptable. Clotted, not double initialed, hemolyzed, shared with other lab tests (not Blood Bank) tests
See special instructions:
See below:For patients < 4 months of age 0.5 mL microtainer is acceptable, For patients > 4 months a
Deliver to Blood Bank
ABO typing, RH typing, Antibody screen (indirect coombs)
86901, 86850, 86900