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Compatibility test, adults
 
Test Synonyms:
Compatibility test, adults
 
Lab:
Blood Transfusion Service
Inpatient Req:
Blood Product Requisition (#10693)  
Outpatient Req:
Blood Product Requisition (#10693)  
Specimen:
10 ml EDTA blood (lavender top tube). ALL Blood Bank samples must be labeled with the patient's full name, unit number, date, and the identity of the person who drew the sample. Improperly labeled samples will NOT be accepted for testing.
Result Time:
ROUTINE: 3-5 hours; ASAP: 1.5-2 hours; STAT: 45-60 minutes  
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
The presence of an unexpected antibody may delay result. New sample required every 3 days. Blood must be reordered daily.

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005