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Epic Code LAB474 Fetal Cells, Kleihauer Betke (Lab Staff Order Only)

Important Note

This test is only performed when the Flow Cytometry department is closed and the test is ordered as STAT.

Specimens for Fetal Cells by Flow Cytometry must be received by the Flow Cytometry Lab by 3:30 pm Monday – Friday and by 10 am on Saturday or Sunday, to be run the same day.  

A STAT order received in lab after deadline will be run as Fetal Cells, Kleihauer-Betke. Routine orders for Fetal Cell by Flow Cytometry will be held until the next testing day.

Test Name Alias

Fetal Cells, Kleihauer Betke | Fetaldex | 8186

Interface Order Alias

10530

Ordering Instructions

This test is only performed when the Flow Cytometry department is closed and the test is ordered as STAT. Routine orders will be stored until the next day and be performed by the Flow Cytometry method.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

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

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.

 

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

  • Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA
  • Centrifuge/Spin: No
  • Aliquot: No
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 4 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

HEMATOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Sure-Tech Diagnostic Inc. Fetal Hemoglobin (Kleihauer Betke)

CPT

85460

CDM Code

Update in process

Epic Test ID

1230100686

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Mayo Access Code

SHO8186

Reviewed Date

9/2/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: FETAL CELLS, KLEIHAUER BETKE
Beaker Display Name: Fetal Cells, Kleihauer Betke
BEAKER TEST NAME: FETAL CELLS, KLEIHAUER BETKE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Fetal Cells, Kleihauer Betke

Beaker Synonyms

KLEIHAUER BETKE

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW HEMATOLOGY: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW HEMATOLOGY: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated