Red Cell Antigen Typing, Non-ABO


Sunquest Code:AGT  
Epic Code:LAB6970Epic Name:Red Cell Antigen Typing, Non-ABO
Synonyms:Paternal Antigen Typing; BMT Donor Antigen Typing
CPT Code:86905
Test Includes:Red cell antigen typing for specified antigens
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Special Instructions:Provider MUST specify antigens to be tested.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Collection Instructions:

A pink (EDTA) tube is the container of choice for blood bank collections at FSH, FRH and FNMC.

 

Strict specimen labeling requirements must be followed. The patient’s full name and identification number on the specimen label MUST EXTACTLY MATCH the name and identification number on the request form. The specimen label must include the following information:

1)     Patients first and last name

2)     Patient’s identification number

3)     Date and time of specimen collection

4)     Initials of the person collecting the sample, indicating that the patient’s identify has been verified.

 

Causes for Rejection:Hemolysis


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Blood Bank  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center)


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