4 - 96 hours
Red Cell Antigen Typing
Blood Type, Antibody Identification
Red Cell Antibody Evaluation
ANTIBODY IDENTIFICATION STUDY
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Done on patients who have a positive antibody screening test to identify unexpected antibody(ies). Antibody identification is routinely necessary prior to transfusion.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Blood Bank is not able to share tubes with other laboratories. Specimens are unacceptable if: clotted, collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, grossly hemolyzed, of inadequate volume, or not properly labeled with patient identification.
Collect specimens in two pink top tubes. Send intact specimens at room temperature. Specimens are unacceptable if collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, or grossly hemolyzed. Specimens sent for Blood Bank testing cannot be split for use by other laboratories.