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Alias Names: PCH / Hemolysins / Hemolytic Anemias
Methodology: Hemolysis
Edit Date: 8/10/2010
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 86941-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Maiantain at 37° C until separation from cells. Do not freeze red cells.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells into a plastic vial.
Stability: 72 hours ambient or 7 days refrigerated. Unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of separator or gel tube; plasma.

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