TYPE & SCREEN (TS )
: Blood Bank
: TS, ABORH and Ab screen
: ABO, RH, Antibody screen
: 86900 (ABO), 86901 (RHG OR RHT), 86850 (ABSC)
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Blood, plasma
: Red top (no gel) is accepted but not preferred.
: 2 mL
: 5 mL
: 2 mL
: Room temperature
: 3 days
Reasons for Rejection
: Excessive hemolysis
: 1 day
: 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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