CPT Codes: 86870

Laboratory Category Test Name Description Turn Around Times Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements CPT Code Form
IRL Red Cell Serology 4C Antibody Identification

Test for identification of antibodies reactive best at 4C

Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C 86870 Form BS 313
IRL, Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services, Red Cell Serology Antibody Identification Panel

Red cell antibody identification by multiple methodologies

Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C 86870 Form BS 313, Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Enzyme Treatment Panel

Premodification of red blood cells using proteolytic enzymes (i.e. Ficin, Papain, etc.)

Depends upon request; See TAT description NA 86870, 86971 Form BS 313