Antibody screen

Alphabetical Test listing

Antibody screen-6066

  
Antibody screen
  
6066
  
86850.2
  
ABY
  
Indirect anti-globulin
  
  • Antibody identification and appropriate red cell antigen typing(s) by either serology or molecular testing will be performed as required if Antibody Screen is positive
  • Each serum technique/panel needed will be charged separately. Other special testing may be required for significant antibody identification and will be performed at additional charge
  • Two red cell components may be cross matched for inpatients type and screen who have a positive antibody screen and subsequent antibody
  • Antibody titer will be completed for appropriate prenatal patients
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  

Sample should be obtained no more than 3 days (up to 96 hours) prior to testing.

In certain circumstances, additional blood may be requested to complete testing. If the patient has a known antibody, collect and submit 2-3 4mL EDTA whole blood tubes for testing.

Labelling instructions:
Excellian sites:
Tube must be labeled with the patients first and last name and Excellian MRN, date and time of collection and phlebotomist’s A#

Non-Excellian sites:
Tube must be labeled with the patient's first and last name and date of birth, date and time of collection and phlebotomist’s initials.

  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated - 3 days (96 hours)

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis
  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Column-agglutination

  
86850
  
11/30/2001
  
10/22/2019
  
02/11/2020