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Transfusion Reaction Investigation
Whole Blood - EDTA
6.0 ml Pink – EDTA (preferred) 4.0 ml Lavender – EDTA
Collections require 2 person patient/specimen identification and labeling complete with blood bank armband number. Must be post reaction specimen. Print FORM.TRAN.2047 from Lab Section of Enterprise Forms on Hospital Intranet and follow instructions.
Test performed stat. Nurse to complete FORM.TRAN.2047 and send with specimen to transfusion service. Collect urine and also send to lab labeled as post transfusion reaction.
Discontinue transfusion. Follow instructions of FORM.TRAN.2047 & IM400.804.
Specimen Processing Instructions
Transport to transfusion service ASAP.
Absence of 2 person patient/specimen identification and labeling. Absence of blood bank armband identification on specimen. Absence of specimen identification.
Any required for transfusion reaction investigation
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