Antigen Type
Label Mnemonic: OAGPT
Epic Lab Code: LAB4332
Downtime Form: A-1a Blood Center Request
DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
C271 GH
356-2561
Specimen(s):
Blood
Collection Medium:
or
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA) Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
0.5 mL
Rejection Criteria:
Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name and medical record number. Source of sample (e.g. fetus). Specimens will be rejected if information is not on the label when received.
Testing Schedule:
0700-1400 Monday through Friday. For additional services, contact Clinical Pathology Resident on-call at pager #3404.
Turn Around Time:
24 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Red cell antigens are tested with antisera to determine phenotype.
Methodology:
Tube test, direct or antiglobulin
CPT Code:
86905 will be billed per antigen.