Cold Agglutinin Titer
Label Mnemonic: CAGT
Epic Lab Code: LAB4344
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 - 2 mL Pediatrics - 1 mL
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.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
0700-2200, 7 days a week.
Turn Around Time:
Specimens analyzed on day received
Reference Range:
Not significant with titer of 32 or less.
Methodology:
serial dilution tube test
CPT Code:
86157
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery