Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Antibody Identification

  • Two Pink Top (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Three Lavender (EDTA)
  • Two 6 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • Three 4 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Label specimen with patient's full name and second identifier such as medical record number, DOB or SS#. Include date, time, and phlebotomist's initials. For possible transfusion use Positive Identification Wristband.
    Stability for transfusion samples: 72 hours 
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Specimen not properly labeled
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Agglutination
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86870
  • 3815 - ANTIBODY ID
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