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5301 Antibody Screen

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Whole Blood
48 Hours 2 - 8° C
Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Pink Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL

Method

Solid Screen

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Full specimen tube is preferred in the event antibody screen is positive and additional testing is required for identification

Clinical Utility

To check for potential incompatibility in blood type between mother and fetus (such as Rh factor antibodies).

CPT Codes

86850

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