If positive, “Antibody Identification, RBC Antibody” will be performed. This further testing, considered medically appropriate, will be reflexed, resulting in additional charges.
Methodology: Micro Testing System (MTS)
Specimen Requirements: SAMPLE MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 4 HOURS OF DRAW.
1 pink-top (EDTA) tube (minimum: 6.0 mL of EDTA whole blood). Forward promptly at ambient temperature only.
SST tube is not acceptable.
Do not centrifuge.
Analytical Time: negative- 1 day
positive- 2 days
Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday