DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
Place the tube(s) into a ziplock bag prior to placing in the provided
insultated sample store container.
TWO 6 mL Cear top (no additive) tubes -OR- ONE 10 mL Yellow top round
bottom (no additive) tube. Dedicated tubes required.
Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name and
record number. Specimens will be rejected if information is not on
label when received. Serum separator tubes
(SST) or Red top (Clot Activator) tubes will be rejected.
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
0700-1400 Monday through Friday. For additional services, contact
Clinical Pathology Resident on-call at pager #3404.
Specimens analyzed on day received
Positive result is diagnostic for paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria.
Contact the Blood Bank to obtain an insulated sample storage container.
Biphasic test for hemolysis