CPT Codes: 86850

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements CPT Code Form
IRL, Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services, Red Cell Serology Antibody Detection (screen)

Red cell antibody screen by multiple methodologies

Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C 86850 Form BS 313, Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Antibody Screen – Gel

Red cell antibody screen by gel technology

Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C 86850 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Drug Dependent Antibody Studies

Tests for identification of drug dependent antibodies

Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 large EDTA or red top tubes; sample of drug under investigation, in the same form (tablet, solution, capsules) that the patient is receiving 86850, 86970, 86975, 86976 Form BS 313