Ordering Recommendation

Detect and identify 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
ABSC-R
Methodology

Solid Phase

Performed

Mon-Fri

Reported

1-3 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Do not freeze. Transport 7 mL whole blood. (Min: 3 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma Separator Tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval
Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
  Antibody Screen Automated Negative
  AB PANEL (LISS) By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

If Antibody Screen is positive, Antibody Identification will be added.  Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86850; additional CPT codes may apply

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0010032 Antibody Screen Automated 890-4
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Aliases
  • Indirect Coombs
  • RBC Antibody Screen
Antibody Screen RBC with Reflex to Identification