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Isoagglutinin Titer

Isoagglutinin Titer (HCNISAG) Transfusion Service Lab Test

Name: Isoagglutinin Titer

Test Name: Isoagglutinin Titer

Health Link Test Code: HCNISAG

LIS Test Code: NISAG

CPT Code(s): 86886

Test Component:

Anti-A and/or Anti-B titer (depending on patient's blood type).

Methodology: Hemagglutination

Days Performed: Daily, 0700 - 2230.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Not available stat.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Pink top tube (adult) or 2 mL lavender top acceptable for pediatric or neonate

Collection Instructions:

Indicate collection date and time on specimen.

Collection Volume: 6 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 2 mL

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

10 days

Stability Frozen:

1 year

Sample Analyzed: Plasma

Specimen Processing:

Do not open or centrifuge tube.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Transfusion Service or send to tube station 134.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Specimens collected in red cap with yellow ring (SST) tubes, and green cap with yellow ring (PST) tubes, are not acceptable.