Alloadsorption

Also Known as (Alias) Allogeneic Adsorption
Indications Determination the presence of RBC alloantibody/ies by removal of autoantibody that is causing broad reactivity in patient plasma.  Patient may have autoimmune hemolytic anemia. 
Method Standard test tube methodology
Test Information Test performed on patient who has been transfused within the past three months.
Additional Test Information Multiple adsorptions may be required, depending on the strength of the autoantibody.
Sample Requirements EDTA or plain red top (clotted) tube. Serum separator gel tube is not acceptable.
Requested Volume 2 full 7 ml EDTA/clotted sample
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 2 full 7 ml EDTA/clotted sample
Shipping Information Ship at ambient temperature

Send samples to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Immunohematology Reference Laboratory
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Requisition Form RFT-Request for Testing Transfusion Services
Immunohematology Consultation Request
Transaction Code 3128-00
CPT Codes 86978
Test Schedule Monday through Sunday
Turn around Time (analytic time) 24 hours if weekday; 48 hours if weekend
Report/ Results Fax number required to receive report