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Transfusion Reaction Interpretation

SIM

86310 

CPT

 

Synonyms

Transfusion Reaction Investigation 

Specimen Type

Whole Blood - EDTA 

Container

6.0 ml Pink – EDTA (preferred) 
4.0 ml Lavender – EDTA 

Collection Instructions

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.

Volume

6.0 ml Pink – EDTA (preferred) 
4.0 ml Lavender – EDTA 

Additional Information

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.

Patient Preparation

Discontinue transfusion.  Follow instructions of FORM.TRAN.2047 & IM400.804.

Specimen Processing Instructions

N/A

Transport Requirements

Transport to transfusion service ASAP.

Specimen Stability

N/A 

Rejection Criteria

Absence of 2 person patient/specimen identification and labeling. 
Absence of blood bank armband identification on specimen. 
Absence of specimen identification. 

Reference Range

N/A

Critical Value

N/A 

Test Includes

Any required for transfusion reaction investigation 

Methodology

N/A 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday-Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Michele Earley 

Reviewed Date

2/1/2018 

Supplemental

 

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