No testing is performed on the specimen. The specimen is held in the Blood Bank for three days. Use when a remote possibility of transfusion is possible such as routine obstetrical deliveries and certain surgical procedures.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole Blood, two full 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes
One full 10 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes
One 4 ml lavender (EDTA) top
Gross hemolysis, incorrect specimen container, incorrectly labeled or frozen
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
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