Type and Screen (T&S)
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Specimen(s):
Epic Order Code LAB7602
Comments:
A Type and Screen order includes Blood Type (ABO and Rh) and 
Antibody Screen.  A Type and Screen must be requested every three days 
for Red Blood Cell transfusion.  This request is also appropriate for 
patients for whom blood is not likely to be required, but for whom 
blood must be available quickly to treat potential blood loss.

Average Turnaround time: 1 hour

Specimen labeling procedure must be followed.

Minimum information on the IPR bar code specimen label of the primary 
tube:
  Patient's last name and first name
  Patient's medical record number
  Phlebotomist and witness initials (Computer Downtime)
  Perform IPR scan prior to sending specimen to lab

Multiple concurrent specimens:
All specimens labeled as above requirement.
 
See also:
Blood Type (ABO and Rh), Blood
Antibody Screen, Plasma
Rh Type, Blood
 
See Additional Information:
Blood Center Services