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TYPE & SCREEN (TS )

Department: Blood Bank
Test Synonym(s): TS, ABORH and Ab screen
Test Components: ABO, RH, Antibody screen
CPT Codes: 86900 (ABO), 86901 (RHG OR RHT), 86850 (ABSC)
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: 5 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 and collection date. Phlebotomist MUST be identified on specimen label (Vanderbilt staff must use VUNET ID on label).
Click here for Specimen Labeling Policy.

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