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Test Code COLD AGGLU Cold Agglutinin Titer

Clinical System Name

Cold Agglutinin Titer

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender Top/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  3.0 mL

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Method is affected by hemolysis, clotting, and improper specimen collection/processing/storage.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-4 C

Storage location: Affix a large computer label to the tube. Refrigerate whole blood in the CPA refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection: Send whole blood refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Refrigerated  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T & F 3-5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine
1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Negative (NRN)

Methodology

Method: Agglutination

Analytical Volume: 3.0 mL

Limitations:

Requisition

Req

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Cold Agglutinin Titer
Reference Test Number:

CAGT

Instructions: Send out Monday thru Friday with the UW courier.

 

CPT Code

86157