Antibody Identification
Label Mnemonic: PANL
Epic Lab Code: LAB4325
Downtime Form: A-1a Blood Center Request
DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
C271 GH
356-2561
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
or
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA) Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Adults: 6 mL tube Pediatrics: 3 mL tube Neonate Patients (0 - <4 months): 0.5 cc (FULL) in an EDTA lavender Microtainer® Patients 4 months - 1 year: 1 cc in a 3 cc EDTA tube
Rejection Criteria:
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.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
Average Turnaround time is 1-4 hrs, depending on the complexity of the antibody(ies).
Comments:
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.
Methodology:
Tube or solid phase red cell adherence
CPT Code:
86870
 
See also:
Type and Screen (T&S), Epic Order Code LAB7602