Indirect Antiglobulin Test for ABO Incompatibility
Centralized Core Laboratory:Blood Bank
Red top glass (no anticoagulant) tube
2.0 mL (minimum 0.7 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis, post-transfusion
Special Instructions: All Blood Bank specimens must be accompanied by a completely filled out Blood Bank requisition to include two signatures at the time of specimen collection.
Mislabeled Blood Bank Specimens will not be processed, regardless of the situation. Specimens for Blood Bank testing with any type of mismatched or missing information must be redrawn.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Immune anti-A or anti-B; Maternal Fetal (ABO) Incompatibility