Centralized Core Laboratory:Blood Bank
Red top glass (no anticoagulant) tube
4.0 mL serum from mother and 0.3 mL from patient
Cause for rejection:
Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis
7.0 mL red top tube required from mother of patient. 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.
OC Power Word:
Erythro Workup; Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Workup