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Draw Tube for Possible Crossmatch and Hold for Orders

Draw Tube for Possible Crossmatch and Hold for Orders (HCPOSSXM) Transfusion Service Lab Test

Name: Draw Tube for Possible Crossmatch and Hold for Orders

Test Name: Draw Tube for Possible Crossmatch and Hold for Orders

Health Link Test Code: HCPOSSXM

LIS Test Code: POSSXM

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

Specimen: Blood

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

Also Acceptable: Lavender top, Microtainer

Collection Instructions:

All patients must have an identification band in place. For more information, refer to Hospital policy 8.12. On tube, indicate Employee ID number (preferred), full name (print), or network login ID (for physicians), and title (RN, MD, etc.). Date and time tube.

 

Specimens collected in red top tubes are acceptable but will cause delay in testing. For neonatal samples, a lavender microtainer filled to the top will be acceptable.

Collection Volume: 6 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 2 mL

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

Refrigerated: 3 days

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Red cells and plasma

Specimen Processing:

Do not open or centrifuge tube.

Specimen Transport:

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