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Test Code LAB1230094 Prenatal Screen (OB Panel)

Collection Instructions

Submit the following specimens:

 

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Rubella Antibody IgG Serum and Syphilis Total Ab

Specimen Collection:  Blood
Container/Tube: 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Volume: 5.0 mL
Minimum volume: 2.0 mL

Neonate volume: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable? Yes (2 microtainers)

Collection Instructions: Gently invert the tube 8 - 10 times after collection. Specimen should be processed within 2 hours - see Processing Instructions below

 

ABO/Rh & Antibody Screen:

Specimen Collection: Blood
Container/Tube: 6 mL Pink Top (EDTA) or 3 mL Lavender Top (EDTA)

Volume: 6.0 mL
Minimum volume: 2.0 mL

Neonate volume: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? No

Microtainer acceptable? No 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert EDTA tube(s) 8 - 10 times after collection.
  • Specimens for Blood Bank must have 2 signatures on the specimen written in ink that is resistant to smearing:
    • User ID's or initials of collectors/witnesses
      • One of the two collectors/witnesses must be a lab staff member unless specimen is collected in surgery, SH Infusion Center, SH Special Care Hospital or Cord Blood for Labor and Deliver (LDR) suite.
      • Outpatient collection: The patient may serve as witness and initial the tube label.
      • Policytech reference #6476
  • Specimen must be labeled in the presence of the patient with:
    • Patient's first and last name
    • Unique identification number (MRN)
    • Date of collection
  • If there is any question as to the validity of the specimen identification or an inconsistency between current and previous results, a new specimen must be collected.

 

CBC w/Diff

Specimen Collection: Blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Volume: 3.0 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL

Neonate volume: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable? Yes

Collection Instructions: Gently invert EDTA tube(s) 8 - 10 times after collection. Specimen must be received within 6 hours of collection if ambient, 10 hours if refrigerated (see stability information below)

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

 

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Rubella Antibody IgG Serum and Syphilis Total Ab

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

 

ABO/Rh & Antibody Screen:

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

Transport Temperature: Ambient or Refrigerate

 

CBC w/Diff

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate (preferred) or Ambient (acceptable)

 

Specimen Stability

See individual analytes for specimen stability

Test Frequency

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Reference Range

See individual analytes for reference ranges

Performing Department

Mulitple departments:
Blood Bank (BB)
Chemistry
Immunochemistry

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (SHRL), Grand Rapids, MI (Butterworth Blood Bank)
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory (SHBR), Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory (BIRL), Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory (SHGH), Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory (SHKH), Lakeview, MI

Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory (SHLH), Ludington, MI

Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory (SHP), Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory (SHRC), Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory (SHUH), Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Laboratory (SHZCH), Zeeland, MI

Methodology

See individual analytes for methodology

CPT

86900-LAB-ABO,                                                          
86901-LAB-RH-TYPING 3,                                 
86850-LAB-ANTIBODY SCREEN,                            
85025-LAB CBC AUTO COMPLT DIFF,       
87340-LAB-HEP B SURF ANTIGEN,                                
86762-LAB-RUBELLA ANTIBODY-IGG,                       
86780-LAB SYPHILIS

 

CDM Code

4108477, 4108480, 4108501, 4068410, 4086780, 4088493, 4088887

Interface Information

Order each analyte separately

Reviewed Date

1/11/2019