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Antibody Screen, Prenatal

Antibody Screen, Prenatal (HCPABSC) Transfusion Service Lab Test

Name: Antibody Screen, Prenatal

Test Name: Antibody Screen, Prenatal

Health Link Test Code: HCPABSC

LIS Test Code: PABSC

CPT Code(s): 86850

Included In: Coombs Antibody Titer (Red Cell Antibody Titer). The titer will only be performed if the Indirect Antiglobulin test (or Antibody Screen ) is positive.

Methodology: Hemagglutination, Microtube Column Agglutination, or Solid-Phase

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

Collection Instructions:

Indicate collection date and time on specimen.

Collection Volume: 6 mL

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

3 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 or green cap with yellow ring (PST) tubes, are not acceptable.

Interpretation:

Negative

Interpretation Type: Expected Results

Additional Information:

This test is also called an Indirect Antiglobulin Test.