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Erythroblastosis Evaluation

Centralized Core Laboratory : Blood Bank

Test ID/Workstation :
ERYTH BBANK
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
6 mL from biological mother of patient and 2.5 mL from Baby
Cause for Rejection:
Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours
Methodology:
Tube Testing
Special Instructions:
Label the tube with a patient identification label (2 identifiers). Collector employee ID#, date, and time must be added to the label at collection. 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 (STAT); 4 hours (Routine)
CPT Code:
86900
Synonyms:
Erythro Workup; Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Workup