Ordering Recommendation

Aid in resolving ABO typing discrepancies. May also be useful in organ/tissue transplantation.

Mnemonic
A1 AG
Methodology

Hemagglutination

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 (K2 EDTA)

Specimen Preparation
Storage/Transport Temperature

Do not freeze. Transport 7 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

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

Reference Interval

By report.

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86905

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013503 A1_Antigen Typing, Patient
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Aliases
  • A1 Lectin type
  • A1 patient type
  • ABO4 antigen
A1 Antigen Typing, Patient