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Epic Code LAB275 Antibody Titer - Blood Bank

Important Note

Specimens for Blood Bank must have 2 signatures on the specimen written in ink that is resistant to smearing. See Collection Information for more info.

Test Name Alias

Ab Titered | 8467

Interface Order Alias

60027

Icons & Photos

6 mL Pink Top (EDTA) 3 mL Lavender Top (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 6 mL Pink Top (EDTA) or (2)3 mL Lavender Top (EDTA)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 6.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 6.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? No

* Acceptable if unable to obtain a venipuncture.

 

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
      • 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.

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

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

Transport Temperature: Ambient

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 10 days

Laboratory Retention: 10 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Reference range is not available.

Performing Department

BLOOD BANK

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Butterworth Laboratory. Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Tube technique, saline diluent, 37oC/AHG

CPT

86886

CDM Code

4108467

Epic Test ID

1230100283

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Mayo Access Code

SHO60027

Reviewed Date

2/1/2022

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ANTIBODY TITER
Beaker Display Name: Antibody Titer
BEAKER TEST NAME: ANTIBODY TITER
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Antibody Titer

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: BB 2 SIGNERS

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BW BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BW BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BW BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated