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Cord Blood Panel

SIM

80685 

CPT

86880; 86900; 86901 

Synonyms

Umbilical Blood Type Testing 

Specimen Type

Cord Blood Specimen 

Container

6.0 ml pink tube

Collection Instructions

Infant’s cord blood is collected at birth in a tall pink EDTA tube, well mixed, and labeled with the mother’s chart label and a green Cord Blood Label with the Collection Date/Time/Collector’s ID and Gender of the Infant.  See Additional Information Below which must be included with the computer order.

Volume

6.0 ml

Additional Information

Record Mother’s 1st name and CSN# on computer order. Label specimen with Mother’s chart label and completed cord blood sticker.

Patient Preparation

N/A

Specimen Processing Instructions

N/A

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen tability

N/A 

Rejection Criteria

No patient identification, mismatching identification

Reference Range

 

Critical Value

N/A 

Test Includes

Blood Typing and Direct Antiglobulin Testing 

Methodology

Hemagglutination, Column Agglutination Technology, or Coombs Tube Method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

Reviewed By

Mara Richardson 

Reviewed Date

3/5/19

Supplemental

 

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