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Test Code AntiBHSCT Anti-B for HSCT (Stem Cell Transplant)

Clinical System Name

Anti B for HSCT (Stem Cell Transplant)

Synonyms

ABO Antibodies
Anti B Antibodies
Isohemagglutinin

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA or Red - no gel separators

Preferred Vol: 2 mL
Infants <12 months: Minimum 2-3 microtainers each with 0.5 mL
Difficult Draw: Minimum 2 microtainers each with 0.5 mL
 

Note: Samples with extremely low volumes may preclude full ABO typing and may require re-draw if blood product transfusion is required.
 

Note: No gel separators!  Provider places order in CIS.  Complete a BWNW Request for Testing requisition.  Label on specimen and requisition must include: Patient name (as registered), medical record number, and date/time drawn. Information on the label and requisition must match the patient's arm band exactly. Perform a 2-person verification at the bedside; both individuals must sign the requisition, and phlebotomist's initials must be on the tube. Deliver specimen and requisition to the Lab.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: None specified

Storage location:.Use a BWNW Request for Testing  requisition.  Fill out as completely as possible. Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner. Put it and extra labels in the plastic box attached to the CPA refrigerator. Send sample & requisition to the blood bank. (Or give everything to sendouts). Send stats to the blood bank.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood or serum Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily  1 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Department

Department:  

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunohematology Reference Lab

921 Terry Ave

Seattle  WA  98104

 

Phone Number: (206) 689-6534

Reference Range

None specified
 

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

 

86886

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Anti B Titer for HSCT
Reference Test Number: 3115-00
Instructions:

Place labels and a copy of the requisition in the send-out bin attached to the CPA refrigerator. Promptly send specimen and requisition to the blood bank.