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
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

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) or Pink (EDTA)
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 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 specimen collection
  4. Initials of the person collecting the sample, indicating the patient's identity 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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