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CAS EXTENDED PANEL (CAS)

Department: Blood Bank
Test Synonym(s): CAS
CPT Codes: 86850 (ABSC), 86880 (DAG), 86157 (Titer)
Methodology: Serological
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Blood, plasma
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: 2 mL
Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Temperature: 37 degrees
Stability: 3 days
Reasons for Rejection: Excessive hemolysis
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: 1 day
Special Instructions: Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name, Medical Record number, collection date, and Phlebotomist ID. Must maintain specimen at 37C. Collect at 37C (place on heel warmer )or in 37C water at time of specimen collection). Centrifuge 5 minutes and separate specimen immediately. Specimen is held for testing.

Click here for Specimen Labeling Policy.


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