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).
New York DOH Approval Status
Plain Red AND Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA).
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))
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
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)
86850; additional CPT codes may apply
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0010004||Antibody Detection, RBC||14575-5|
- Antibody Screen
- Indirect Antiglobulin
- Indirect Coombs