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Test Code Hold Sample - PSBC Blood Bank Hold Sample

Clinical System Name

Blood Bank Hold Sample

Synonyms

Hold Blood Bank Sample

Type and Hold (will NOT be typed, just held)

Bloodworks Northwest Hold Sample

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

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: A provider places an order for Blood Bank Hold Sample in CIS. A CIS-generated 'Request for Blood' requisition is printed. 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. Requires 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:

Aliquot:

Temp:

Storage location: Check information on label and requisition for accuracy. Send labels, specimen and requisition to the blood bank.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
  Daily  

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest @ Seattle Children's 

Department

Department: Bloodworks Northwest @ Seattle Children's

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-5151

 

 

Reference Range

None specified

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

Requisition

Downtime:  BWNW Request for Testing

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