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.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

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.

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