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Test Code BWNW Lymph Hold BWNW Specimen Processing & Storage - Lymphocytes

Clinical System Name

BWNW Specimen Proc/Storage - Lymphocytes

Synonyms

BWNW Lymph Hold

Bloodworks Northwest Lymph Hold
HLA Lymph Hold

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Yellow/ACD A or B (THIS IS NOT A GOLD TOP TUBE, Please call lab to obtain ACD tubes)

Preferred Vol: See Table Below

Minimum Vol: Call Bloodworks Northwest Immunogenetics Lab (206) 689-6580 for minimum sample requirement.

 

 

Patient’s Weight

Sample Requirements (no serum separator)

9 – 13 kg

10 mL ACD

14 – 21 kg

20 mL ACD

22+ kg

30 mL ACD

 

Note: No serum separators! Deliver whole blood to lab along with BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition. Fill out entire requisition as completely as possible. Document date of collection on specimen label and requisition. Information on the label and requisition must match exactly. Routine samples are accepted 7 days/week.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Use a BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition.  Fill out as completely as possible, making sure the ordering provider is listed.  Remove "Originator/Hospital" copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner.  Deliver sample and requisition to BWNW counter.

 

Off-site collection:  Keep whole blood at room temperature and transport to Seattle Children's.

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily N/A

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Immunogenetics HLA Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-1256

 

Phone number: (206) 689-6580

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone number: (206) 987-2563

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

Specimen Processing/Storage - Lymphocytes

Reference Test Number: 3085-01
Instructions: Fill out requisition as completely as possible, making sure the ordering provider is listed.  Remove Originator/Hospital copy and place a large Cerner label in the top right corner.  Deliver sample and requisition to BWNW counter. Courier stats directly to BWNW Immunogenetics lab at 921 Terry Avenue.