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86900; 86901; 86850
PAT Pre-Screened Type & Screens
EDTA Whole Blood
6.0 ml Pink – EDTA
At order, indicate that the patient is a PAT patient, then the screening questions will appear. Patient must be screened and determined to be a candidate for this test by virtue of NOT having been pregnant nor transfused within the past 3 months. Specimen collection requires 2 person patient/specimen identification and labeling. Specimen must be collected within established acceptable time frame prior to surgery date.
Max: 6.0 ml whole blood EDTA Min: 3.0 ml whole blood EDTA
Only orderable from PAT/AM Pre-procedures with accompanying patient screening. Patient requires the assignment and subsequent placement of a blood bank bracelet. Pretransfusion labeling requirements required. Transfusion from this specimen is not possible should the patient be transfused blood between this specmen collection date and the scheduled surgery date where this specimen is greater than 3 days prior to the schedule surgery.
Screening for pregnancy, transfusion in past 3 months or known blood antibodies.
Specimen Processing Instructions
Indicate this is a PAT patient and answer screening question prompts when ordering.
If patient has been pregnant or transfused within past 3 months, the patient must be tested with a Type & Screen 1-3 days prior to the scheduled surgery.
ABORh and Antibody Screen for possible transfusion.
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