Name: Cold Agglutinins
Test Name: Cold Agglutinins
Health Link Test Code: HCCAGG
LIS Test Code: CAGG
Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory
Collection Container: Red top
Also Acceptable: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)
Keep specimen at 37°C by wrapping a hot pack (infant heel warmer) around the tube immediately after collection. BEFORE COLLECTING SPECIMEN, pre-warm a red top tube(e.g. in an infant heel warmer). Have another infant heel warmer on hand to deliver the blood to the laboratory after collection. Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory within 10 minutes of collection.
IMPORTANT: Keep whole blood specimen at 37°C during entire processing procedure.
Transport whole blood specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory within ten minutes of collection-keep specimen at 37°C by wrapping tube in a hot pack (infant heel warmer). Specimen MUST be processed prior to transport if coming from clinic location. Transport processed serum on a cool pack.
Refrigerated whole blood.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results