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Test Name:Antibody screen
Test Number:6066
Collect:4.0 mL EDTA whole blood - dk lavender
Container:4 mL dark lavender top (EDTA) tube
Processing:Submit tube unspun
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 3 days (96 hours)
Alternate Names:Indirect Anti-Globulin
Performing Lab:AHL - Blood Bank; B
Days Set Up:Mo - Su
Expected TAT:1 day
Ref. Ranges:N/A
Processing Details:
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.

Labeling Instructions:
Tube must be labeled with first and last name, Excellian MRN, date of collection and phlebotomist’s A# (Allina Health employees only) or initials (Non-Allina Health employees only).
For Clinic use only: Second identifier may be Social Security Number (SSN) or date of birth if SSN not available.

Positive results will reflex to additional testing
CPT Codes:86850
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:08/23/2018