DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
|Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
||Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Adults: 6 mL tube
Pediatrics: 3 mL tube
Neonate Patients (0 - <4 months): 0.5 cc (FULL) in an EDTA lavender
Patients 4 months - 1 year: 1 cc in a 3 cc EDTA tube
Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name and medical
record number. Specimens will be rejected if information is not on the
label when received.
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Average Turnaround time is 1-4 hrs, depending on the complexity of the
This test is ordered automatically on a sample that is positive for the
RBC antibody screen, unless the ordering physician specifically
prohibits reflex testing. May include a professional consultation.
Tube or solid phase red cell adherence