|Patient sample is held for 72 hours and then discarded. No testing is performed. Hold sample can be converted to a Type and Screen or a crossmatch via the telephone or fax.
|7 ml EDTA (purple top) tube
|Minimum Volume or Pediatric vol
|1-5 years old, 3 ml EDTA;
< 1 year old, 2 full 0.5 ml EDTA microtainers
|Request for Blood and Transfusion Testing