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TYPE / DAT NEONATE (CBWT, DAG)

Department: Blood Bank
Test Synonym(s): CBWT, DAG
Test Components: ABO, RH type. IgG DAT
CPT Codes: 86900 (ABO), 86901 (RHG OR RHT), 86880 (DAG)
Methodology: Serological
Reference Range: N/A
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Cord or venous (plasma)
Alternate Specimen: None
Pediatric Requirements: 2 mL
Volume: N/A
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: For venous blood collections use test code: NTYPE. Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name, Medical Record number, collection date, and Phlebotomist ID. Maternal addressograph label should be attached to bottom of neonate requisition. Specimen is held for testing.

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