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Test Name:Antibody identification
Test Number:6067
Collect:8.0 mL EDTA whole blood (lavender) and
serum - red
Container:(2) 4 mL dark lavender top (EDTA) tubes and
10 mL red top tube
Processing:Submit tubes unspun
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 3 days (96 hrs)
Alternate Names:ABI
Performing Lab:AHL - Blood Bank; B
Days Set Up:Mo - Su
Expected TAT:1 - 3 days
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:86870
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:08/23/2018