8.0 mL EDTA whole blood (lavender) and serum - red
(2) 4 mL dark lavender top (EDTA) tubes and
10 mL red top tube
Submit tubes unspun
Refrigerated - 3 days (96 hrs)
AHL - Blood Bank; B
Days Set Up:
Mo - Su
1 - 3 days
Collection/ 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.
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.