Cold Agglutinin screen

Cold Agglutinin

Test Name:   Cold Agglutinin Screen
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   COLD
Specimen Type:   


Collection Container:   Red- 7mls
Container Information
Red TubeRed TubeMicro-Red TubeMicro-Red Tube
Collection Information:   Specimen Requirements:
Blood drawn in a SST-RO is not acceptable

Keep samples warm

Deliver immediately to laboratory

Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

24 hours

Stat / Urgent


Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Clot at room temperature (preferable 37o C)
Centrifuge immediately upon complete clot formation.
Remove serum and transfer into a separation tube
and send both serum and clot tube elastized together.
Storage & Transport:    
Test Referred to :    Reference Lab


Updated July 9, 2013 cp

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