Kleihauer-Betke, Stat After Hours

Sunquest Code:KLEI  
Epic Code:LAB762Epic Name:Fetal Hemoglobin Stain Kleihauer
Methodology:Acid elution stain

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Send sample with a completed ARC request form.
Shipping Instructions:Call ARC (651-291-6760) to tell them it is coming. After midnight Friday call Hospital Services at 651-291-6767 for weekend assistance. Use MedQuick or Suburban Cab as appropriate.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (American Red Cross, North Central Blood Services (ARC))


Critical Range:Positive
Reference Range:No fetal cells seen.

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