Antibody Detection, RBC
0010004
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
IRL-ABSC
Methodology
Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red AND lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze.
Transport 10 mL whole blood (plain red) (Min: 7 mL). AND 5 mL whole blood (EDTA) (Min: 3 mL).
Pediatric:
Transport 1 mL whole blood (plain red). AND 0.5 mL whole blood (EDTA).  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
Panel identification will be performed on all positive specimens at an additional charge.
CPT Code(s)
86850
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0010004Antibody Detection, RBC
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Aliases
  • Antibody Screen
  • Indirect Antiglobulin
  • Indirect Coombs