ABO-Rh by Gel Methodology
|Profile or Test Panel
Organ Donor Panel 1
Tissue Donor Panel 3
|Also Known as (Alias)
|Cadaveric ABO/Rh testing
Secondary test for organ donor ABO/Rh testing
Tertiary test for blood donor ABO/Rh testing
|Ortho MTS Gel
|Assay is based on the principle of hemagglutination, in which the specific antibody incorporated in the gel will react with its corresponding antigen on red blood cells resulting in red blood cell agglutination.
|Whole blood–red cells and plasma (ACD, EDTA, sodium citrate, heparin, oxalate). Clotted samples are acceptable.
|Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume
|Sample must be refrigerated within 24 hours of draw.
|Clotted samples or sample in ACD are acceptable at 2-8°C for 5 days.
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.
|Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
|7 days per week
|Turn around Time (analytic time)
|1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
|ABO and Rh types