Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Antibody Screen Order Code : ASI
Synonyms: Indirect Coombs; IAT
Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container Type: Lavender-top tube (EDTA)
Required Volume: 6 mL Lav (1 Lav)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): <1 year 1.0 mL >1 year 2.0 mL
Methodology: Hemagglutination (HA)
Standard Run Times: 24 Hours per Day
Turnaround Time: STAT: 1 hour Routine: 8 hours
Special Handling: Labeling requirements: full patient name, DOB or other unique identifier. Refrigerate (on ice/cool pack). Transport Instructions: Ambient or for delayed delivery store refrigerated (1-8°C) for preservation up to 24 hours.
CPT Codes: 86850
Causes For Rejection: Specimen clotted, gross hemolysis due to improper collection technique, gel separator tube, missing collector's ID, collection date and time
Department: Transfusion Services