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Test Code RBC Gen RBC Multiple Antigen Genotyping

Clinical System Name

RBC Multiple Antigen Genotyping

Synonyms

Red Cell Genotyping

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 10 mL

Minimum Vol: 5 mL

                         2 mL or 4 Lavender/EDTA microtainers, each containing 0.5 mL - Neonates and Infants

                         See note.

 

Note: Send tubes to lab within 10 minutes of collection. If patient has very low white cell count, more sample may be required. Contact Genomics Testing laboratory at 206-689-6269 directly for very difficult draws, for approval of microtainers.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location:  Give whole blood to Send Outs. Store extra labels and copy of requisition in the box attached to CPA refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection:

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 3 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Department

   Bloodworks Northwest

Genomics Testing Laboratory
921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 689-6269

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81479 x 32

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Red Cell Genotyping for Multiple Blood Groups
Reference Test Number: 3117-04
Instructions: Send sample & requisition to Bloodworks Northwest via courier.