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Epic Code LAB278 Antibody Screen

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

Indirect Antiglobulin Test | IAT | Indirect Coombs | Red Cell Antibody Screen | Type and Screen | Ab Scrn | 8501

Interface Order Alias

60005

Icons & Photos

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

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Pink top (EDTA) or Lavender top (EDTA)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 6.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 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
      • Outpatient collection: The patient may serve as witness and initial the tube label.
      • Policytech reference #6476
  • Specimen must contain at least 2 patient identifiers and collection date and time. 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.

* Acceptable if unable to obtain a venipuncture.

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

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA

 

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

 

Transport Temperature: Ambient or Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 10 days

Laboratory Retention: 10 days (Pennock Lab: 30 days)

Reflex Information

Link: Reflex approved by MEC 

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Reference range is not available for Antibody Screen.

Performing Department

BLOOD BANK

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Solid Phase

 

Kelsey Hospital: Column Agglutination

Pennock Hospital: Tube method used as back up

CPT

86850

CDM Code

4108501

Epic Test ID

1230100348

LOINC

Antibody Screen Interp: 890-4

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Additional Information

PoilcyTech Reference ID #6468, #6469

Reviewed Date

2/1/2022

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ANTIBODY SCREEN
Beaker Display Name: Antibody Screen
BEAKER TEST NAME: ANTIBODY SCREEN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Antibody Screen

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
BW BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BR BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BR BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
GM BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
GM BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
KL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
KL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
LH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
LH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
PH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
PH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
RC BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
RC BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
UN BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
UN BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
ZH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
ZH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated