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Donath Landsteiner
0013039
Ordering Recommendation

Identify the rarest form of autoimmune hemolytic anemia, paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria (PCH), caused by a biphasic autohemolysin (autoanti-P [GLOB1]). Other red blood cell antibodies may interfere with testing, resulting in inconclusive results.

Mnemonic
IRL-DL
Methodology
Hemolysis
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red. 
Specimen Preparation
Maintain specimen at 37°C until serum is separated from cells. Transport 2 mL serum. (Min: 1.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator or gel tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


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Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0013039Donath Landsteiner18287-3
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Aliases
  • Donath Landsteiner Antibody test