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Potential Recipient Crossmatch

Important Note

For Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplant Candidates. Testing includes a type and screen on both the recipient and the potential stem cell or bone marrow donor. An AHG crossmatch with plasma from the recipient and red cells from the potential stem cell or bone marrow donor is performed.

Clinical System Name

Blood- Potential HSCT Recipient Crossmatch


Crossmatch with Potential Recipient
Crossmatch with Related Donor
Crossmatch with Stem Cell Donor
Crossmatch with Unrelated Donor
Related Donor Crossmatch
Stem Cell Donor Crossmatch
Unrelated Donor Crossmatch

Potential HSCT Recipient Crossmatch

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 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 specimen label and the 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:




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


Off-site collection:


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp  



STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily  1 - 3 days


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest @ Seattle Children's 


Department: Bloodworks Northwest @ Seattle Children's

Phone Number: (206) 987-5151




Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified



Downtime:  BWNW Request for Testing