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Lectin Panel

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test


Lectin Panel

T Activation of RBCs

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Lavender/EDTA or Lavender/EDTA Microtainer

                        No gel separators.

Preferred Vol: 7 mL

Minimum Vol: 3 mL

                         2 Lavender/EDTA Microtainers, each containing 0.5 mL (if less than 4 months old)


Note:  Provider places a Miscellaneous Test in CIS. Complete a BWNW Request for Testing.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: N

Aliquot: N


Storage location: Do not spin sample. Send whole blood to blood bank.


Off-site collection: Do not spin sample.


Note:  Use a Request for Testing-Transfusion Services requisition.  Check Lectin Panel on the 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.  Promptly send sample and requisition to the blood bank.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
whole blood Room temp  



STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 48 h


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest



Bloodworks Northwest

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory

921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA

Phone Number: (206) 689-6534



Reference Range

None specified


Method: None None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes

CPT Code:  86999

Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Lectin Panel
Reference Test Number: 3137-00
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.