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ANTIBODY IDENTIFICATION (ABID)

Department: Blood Bank
Test Synonym(s): ABID
CPT Codes: 86870
Methodology: Serological
Reference Range: N/A
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Blood, plasma
Alternate Specimen: Red top (no gel) is accepted but not preferred.
Pediatric Requirements: 2 mL
Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Temperature: Room temperature
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. Specimen is held for testing.

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