Test Overview
Test Usage

Evaluate the cause of adverse response to transfusion of blood or blood components.

Reference Range *

Report includes interpretation and recommendations for future transfusion.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

30 minutes to several hours

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

Collect specimen in a pink top tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature immediately; do not store. 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 blodd
Storage Temperature
R
Additional Information

Contact the MLabs Client Services Center for the Blood Transfusion Policies and Standard Practices Booklet. Additional medical consultation may be indicated.

Billing
NY State Approved
No