Indirect Antiglobulin Test for ABO Incompatibility

Centralized Core Laboratory:Blood Bank

Test ID/Workstation: IAT BBANK

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top glass (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 0.7 mL)

Cause for rejection: Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis, post-transfusion


Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily (0730-1630)

Methodology: Tube Testing

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).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8723

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 86885

Synonyms: Immune anti-A or anti-B; Maternal Fetal (ABO) Incompatibility

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