51616:LEWIS B ANTIGEN

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51616:LEWIS B ANTIGEN
Edit Date: 9/10/2010
Performed: Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Released: Next day (Monday if received Friday)
CPT Code: 86905
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 6 mL pink top tube (EDTA for Blood Bank). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Do not centrifuge or separate plasma. Accurate labelling of patient’s first and last name is required. Do not cover original label. Specify which antigen is to be typed.
Standard Volume: 6 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume: 1 mL whole blood
Transport: Ambient or refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Incorrect labelling of patient’s name.