Blood Bank Hold Tube - Range

Abbrev Code:BBHOLD   
Order Code:LAB6323  
Special Instructions:Blood bank orders may be placed in Epic up to 72 hours from time of draw.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Collection Instructions:Strict specimen labeling requirements must be followed. The patient's full name and identification number on the specimen label MUST EXACTLY MATCH the name and identification number on the request form. The specimen label must include the following information:
  1. Patient's first and last name
  2. Patient's identification number
  3. Date and time of the specimen collection
  4. Initials of the person collecting the sample, indicating that the patient's identity has been verified. A second set of initials is required for patients without a previous blood bank history.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Blood Bank  (Range)

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