Test Overview
Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours (Selected tests); Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm (Special studies)
Analytic Time

2 - 24 hours

Soft Order Code
TXRX
Synonyms
  • Blood Transfusion Reaction
  • Blood Transfusion Reaction, Delayed
  • Delayed Hemolytic Reaction
  • Delayed Hemolytic Reaction and Transfusion Association
  • Delayed Transfusion Reaction
  • Reaction to Blood Transfusion
  • TXRX2
  • TXRX CONS
  • TXRX
  • TRANSFUSION REACTION
  • BLOOD BANK CONSULT TRANS RXN
  • TXRX (CLERICAL AND CONSULT)
Laboratory
Blood Bank
Section
Blood Bank
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a pink top tube. Send intact specimen 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.

Alternate Specimen
IN-HOUSE: Lavender top tube (intact specimen) may be substituted for Pink top. All other specimen types are unacceptable. MLABS: Pink top tube (intact specimen) is preferred; the following are acceptable: lavender top (glass or plastic), red top (glass only). Plastic red top tubes will be rejected without exception. [10/03; rev 4/04]
Pink Top Tube
Normal Volume
6 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL whole blood
Storage Temperature
R
Additional Information

Contact the MLabs Client Services Center for the Blood Transfusion Policies and Standard Practices Booklet.

Billing
NY State Approved
No