Test Overview
Test Methodology

Hemagglutination

Test Usage

The amount of isohemagglutinin activity in the serum of the kidney transplant recipient is important information in cases of major ABO incompatible kidney transplantation as it may impact graft survival. IgG isohemagglutinins are titrated. Anti-A or Anti-B is titered based on the donor and recipient blood types.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Analytic Time

Within 72 hours of specimen receipt (STAT: 8 hours)

Soft Order Code
GTTR
MiChart Code
IgG Titration, Blood Bank
Synonyms
  • GTITER INT
  • IGG TITRATION RESULTS
  • Anti-A/B Titration Kidney Protocol Titer
  • Kidney Transplant Isohemagglutinin Titer
  • Anti-A/B Titration
  • Anti-A/B Titer IgG
  • Kidney Protocol Titer
Laboratory
Blood Bank
Section
Blood Bank
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Blood Bank is not able to share tubes with other laboratories. Specimens are unacceptable if: collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, grossly hemolyzed, of inadequate volume, or not properly labeled with patient identification.

Normal Volume
6 mL
Minimum Volume
3 mL
Storage Temperature
R
Additional Information

Values obtained by antiglobulin technique are reported.

Billing
CPT Code
86886
Fee Code
21263
NY State Approved
No