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Test Code ABOIncLVR ABO Incompatible LIVER Titers

Important Note

This test is always STAT. Lab CPA: When a Send Outs team member is present, notify them IMMEDIATELY. After hours or on weekends, send the sample "DIRECT" to Bloodworks Northwest (921 Terry Ave) via Delivery Express.

Clinical System Name

ABO Incompatible LIVER Titers, Anti A/B

Synonyms

ABO Antibodies
Anti A Antibodies

Anti B Antibodies
Isohemmagglutinin

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 7.0 mL
*Pediatric Minimum Vol: 1 full 3.0 mL Lavender/EDTA macrotainer

*Neonate Minimum Vol: 2 full 0.5 mL Lavender/EDTA microtainers
 

Note: Samples with extremely low volumes may preclude full ABO typing and may require re-draw if blood product transfusion is required.

 

Note: NO GEL SEPARATORS. Provider places order in CIS. Complete a BWNW Compatibility Testing Laboratory requisition. 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. Perform a 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 Seattle Children's Main Lab.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gold/SST, Serum separator gel tube

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

 

Note: Use a BWNW Compatibility Testing Laboratory requisition. Fill out as completely as possible. Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner.

 

Storage location: This test is always STAT. When a Send Outs team member is present, notify them IMMEDIATELY. After hours or on weekends, send sample "DIRECT" to Bloodworks Northwest via Delivery Express.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
  Daily  24 - 48 h

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunohematology Reference Laboratory

921 Terry Avenue

Seattle, WA 98104

 

Phone: (206) 689-6525

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: Serial test tube dilution methodology

Analytical Volume: See "Specimen Requirements" section.

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86886

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: ABO Incompatible Liver Transplant Titer (anti A or anti B)
Reference Test Number: 3115-00
Instructions:

Place labels and a copy of the requisition in the bottom of the Send Outs tower. Promptly send specimen and requisition "DIRECT" to Bloodworks Northwest (921 Terry Ave) via Delivery Express.