|Also Known as (Alias)
|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.
|Standard test tube methodology
|Test performed on patient who has not been transfused within the past three months.
|Additional Test Information
|Multiple adsorptions may be required, depending on the strength of the autoantibody.
|Plain red top and EDTA tube. Serum separator gel tube is not acceptable.
|3 full 7 ml plain red top (clotted) and 10 full 3 ml EDTA samples
|Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume
|3 full 7 ml clotted and 10 full 3 ml EDTA samples
|Sample requirement can be adjusted depending on patient’s weight and HBG
|Ship at ambient temperature
Send samples to:
|Request for Testing-Immunohematology Reference Laboratory and
Immunohematology Consultation Request
|Monday through Sunday
|Turn around Time (analytic time)
|24 hours if weekday; 48 hours if weekend
|Fax number required to receive report