Group A Subgroup Typing
|Profile or Test Panel||
Organ Donor Panel 1
|Also Known as (Alias)||A1 subgroup
|Indications||Determination of the presence of the A1 antigen on red blood cells.|
|Method||Immucor Anti-A1 Lectin|
|Test Information||Assay is a manual tube test based on the direct agglutination of group A or group AB red blood cells of adults by Anti-A1 lectin to indicate the presence of A1 antigen and/or the A1 or A1B phenotypes.|
|Sample Requirements||Whole Blood–red cells and plasma (EDTA, heparin, oxalate, sodium citrate). Samples without anticoagulant are acceptable.|
|Requested Volume||6 mL|
|Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume||100 µL red cells|
|Shipping Information||Clotted samples or samples in EDTA or sodium citrate are acceptable at 2-8°C for 14 days.
Samples in heparin or oxalate are acceptable at 2-8°C for 2 days.
|Test Schedule||7 days per week|
|Turn around Time (analytic time)||1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation|
|Report/ Results||A1 Negative or Positive|
|Requisition Form||Donor Testing RFT|