Test Overview
Test Methodology

Granulocyte Immunofluorescence Test (GIFT) and Granulocyte Agglutination test (GAT)

Test Details
Days Set Up
Analytic Time

7 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
American Red Cross National Neutrophil Laboratory
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing frozen.

Special Handling

NO Saturday delivery

Alternate Specimen
EDTA plasma is acceptable
Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Frozen. If sample will be received by ARC within 72 hours, refrigerated is acceptable
Rejection Criteria
Gel tubes, segments and PPT tubes are not acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by American Red Cross National Neutrophil Laboratory