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  Cord Screen Specimen Type:
   

Blood


BLOOD BANK Specimen Notes Ordering Instructions

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain or: 6 mL Lavender Tube (EDTA) (Cord Blood)
   
Critical values:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Mom is Group O or Rh negative or antibody screen positive and no ABO/Rh/antibody screen performed on the mother
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 6 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: Must be labeled with mother's and baby's labels, identified as cord blood, signed/dated/timed.
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Transfusion Services/Blood Bank
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 8 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Blood Bank : Blood Bank, room 2-103
For Thornton deliver to: N/A (Thornton Blood Bank does not perform this test)
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available in PCIS and Epic
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A