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Antibody Detection RBC with Reflex to ID
0010004
Ordering Recommendation

Detect the presence of unexpected antibodies directed against red blood cell antigens for use in pretransfusion testing, organ/tissue transplantation, evaluation of transfusion reactions, and to determine the risk for hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN).

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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red AND Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze.
Transport 10 mL whole blood (Plain Red) AND 5 mL whole blood (EDTA). (Min: 7 mL (Plain Red) and 3 mL (EDTA))
Pediatric: Transport 1 mL whole blood (Plain Red) AND 0.5 mL whole blood (EDTA). (Min: 1 mL (Plain Red) and 0.5 mL (EDTA)) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data


Note
Panel identification will be performed on all positive specimens at an additional charge.
Positive screens are reflexed:
Female 15-45 years are reflexed to Antibody Identification, RBC (Prenatal Only) (ARUP test code 0013005)
All other Positive Screens are reflexed to Antibody ID Package (IRL) (ARUP test code 0013003)
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
86850; additional CPT codes may apply
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0010004Antibody Detection, RBC14575-5
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Aliases
  • Antibody Screen
  • Indirect Antiglobulin
  • Indirect Coombs