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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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology ABO Discrepancy (includes A2 cells & anti-A,B) Resolution of ABO blood group typing discrepancies 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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology ABO Grouping ABO blood group typing Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells ABO Incompatibility Processing – Plasma Depletion Removal of plasma NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells ABO Incompatibility Processing – Red Cell Depletion Removal of red cells from product received NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services ABO/Rh ABO blood typing; Rh (D) Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Adsorption Autoadsorption using patient’s own cells or allogeneic adsorption using reagent red cells of known phenotype 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 Form BS 313
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 Form BS 313, Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
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 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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Antigen Typing, Donation (per antigen) Donor blood typing for common antigens (serological) Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Antigen Typing, Patient (per antigen) Patient blood typing for common antigens (serological) Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Antigen Typing, Rare-Donation (per antigen) Donor blood typing for rare antigens (serological) Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Antigen Typing, Rare-Patient (per antigen) Patient blood typing for rare antigens (serological) Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Autologous Unit Whole blood and red blood cells are drawn from patients who anticipate requiring blood transfusions. Each unit is labeled “For Autologous Use Only” as they are not screened and tested for the general blood supply Depends upon request; See TAT description NA Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Base Lab Processing of Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow (Autologous & Allogeneic) Processing, splitting and labeling additional bags from original collection. Includes testing for CD34, CD3, Total Nucleated Count, Manual Differential, Sterility, Viability, Infectious Disease Markers and cryopreservation of up to 6 bags for storage up to 36 months. NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Base Lab Processing of Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow After Hours Base lab processing from 2300 to 0600, weekends and holidays NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant Buccal Swab DNA Isolation for High Resolution Testing Isolation of highly purified DNA from a buccal swab sample for high resolution testing NA Buccal swab HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant Buccal Swab DNA Isolation for Low/Intermediate Resolution Isolation of highly purified DNA from a buccal swab sample for low to intermediate resolution testing NA Buccal swab HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant CD3 Determination of absolute count & percentage of CD3 T lymphocytes in peripheral blood or apheresis product for subsequent donor leukocyte infusion by flow cytometry 3 hours from sample receipt, when lab notified in advance Samples must be received within 24 hours of collection. EDTA 3mL of anticoagulated whole blood; EDTA 0.5mL of pheresis unit, cord blood or bone marrow anticoagulated HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
CTL Blood & Marrow Transplant CD34 Enumeration with Viability Determination of absolute count, percentage, and viability of CD34 progenitor cells in peripheral blood, pheresis product or bone marrow by flow cytometry 2 hours from sample receipt, when lab notified in advance Samples must be received within 24 hours of collection. EDTA 3mL of anticoagulated whole blood; EDTA 0.5mL of pheresis unit, cord blood or bone marrow anticoagulated CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant Chimerism Studies Testing of post transplant blood samples for percentage mixture of donor and patient DNA 3-5 Business Days Pre-transplant DNA from recipient and donor; Post-transplant sample from recipient; 5-7 mL EDTA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services CMV Unit Test Antibody screen for cytomegalovirus NA NA Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Cold Agglutinin Screen Test for detection of antibodies reactive best at 4C Depends upon request; See TAT description Serum/plasma collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL. Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Cold Agglutinin Titer To provide instructions for determining the titer of cold reactive autoantibody for cases in which cold agglutinin disease is suspected. Depends upon request; See TAT description Serum or plasma separated from freshly collected blood; sample maintained at 37C; minimum volume 2mL Form BS 313
CTL Processing Tests Colony Forming Units (CFU) Culture of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) including erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic 14 to 16 days Cryovial, product bag, cell culture medium, eg RPMI, IMDM CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Processing Tests Complete Blood Count Total nucleated cell count, hematocrit and a breakout of mononuclear cell and granulocyte percentages 24 to 48 hours Sample size is 0.5mL, red top tube, shipped at 1-10 C CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
IRL Red Cell Serology Computer Unit Search Computer search of the Vitalant inventory for specifically typed products 2 hours NA Contact IRL Laboratory
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Cord Blood Dilution – No Wash (with pre & post CD34) Dilution of DMSO from cord product with CD 34 testing NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Cord Blood Dilution – No Wash (without CD34) Dilution of DMSO from cord product NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Crossmatch – Antiglobulin Compatibility test each unit; immediate spin technique; incubation technique; antiglobulin technique Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Crossmatch – Immediate Spin Compatibility test each unit; immediate spin technique Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Cryoprecipitate AHF (Cryo) Pooled Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor (AHF) contains fibrinogen, Factor VIII, Factor XIII, von Willebrand factor and fibronectin. Several units of Cryoprecipitated AHF have been pooled Depends upon request; See TAT description Cryoprecipitate in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) (per test) The direct antiglobulin test is used to demonstrate antibodies and/or complement bound to the red cells “in-vivo”. Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Donath-Landsteiner Test Diagnostic test for Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria (PCH) Depends upon request; See TAT description Serum collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL. 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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Elution Removal of antibody from red cells for further identification testing Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Extended Phenotype Patient typing for common blood group antigens, excluding Rh Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 EDTA tube ; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Fresh Allogeneic Processing without cryopreservation, Bone Marrow or Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells Base lab processing services and testing for fresh products listed NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA (A,B,C,DR,DQ) HR for Patient or unrelated Donor Typing to include DRB3/4/5 Sequenced Based Typing (SBT) and/or DNA based assay for HLA A, B C, DR and DQ alleles provides a high-resolution HLA phenotype for new transplant patients and their potential unrelated donors 7±2 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Cord blood sample: 0.5 - 1ml; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA (A,B,C) Supplemental HR DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA A,B,C alleles following preliminary HLA (A,B,DR) IR typing of transplant patient siblings 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA (A,B,DR) IR DNA based assay provides initial intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing of HLA A, B, DR for preliminary assessment of histocompatibility in siblings of transplant recipient 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Cord blood sample: 0.5 - 1ml; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood Donor Typing, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA (A,B) IR for Apheresis Platelet Donors DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing apheresis donor is required prior to donating for HLA matched platelets. 21-30 business days 5-7 mL EDTA; shipped within 7 days of collection HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing HLA (A,B) IR for Patient Platelet Transfusions DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing required for patient before search for HLA matched platelets. 48 hours Adults: 10-20 mL EDTA; Adults WBC <4x10^6/mL or 4000/µL: 20-40 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: Consult with laboratory Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA (DR,DQ) Supplemental HR to include DRB3/4/5 DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing to determine phenotype for selected siblings of transplant recipient 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA A, Supplemental HR DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA A alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA, IRL HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA Antibody ID Class I Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class I (A,B,C) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology 3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID HLA Antibody ID Class II Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class II (DR,DQ,DP) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology 3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA, IRL HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel HLA Antibody Screen Screen for antibodies to HLA Class I (A,B,C) and Class II (DR,DQ,DP) and MIC antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology 3 business days 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA B, Supplemental HR DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA B alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA C, Supplemental HR DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA C alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class I (A,B,C) HR DNA based assay used to achieve definition at high resolution (4 digits) of Class I HLA-A,B,C alleles 7±2 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class I (A,B,C) IR DNA based assay provides low to intermediate resolution (2 digits) assignment of Class I HLA-A,B,C alleles 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class I Single Locus IR (e.g. B*27) DNA based typing of any single locus provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing to determine presence or absence of 1 or 2 antigens/alleles named by client for disease association or research purposes 7-10 Business Days 5-10mL EDTA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class II (DR,DQ) HR to include DRB3/4/5 DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB1, DRB3/4/5 and DQB1 alleles following preliminary HLA (A,B,DR) IR typing of transplant patient siblings 7±2 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class II (DR,DQ) IR DNA based assay provides low to intermediate resolution (2 digits) assignment of Class II HLA DR, DQ alleles. 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Class II Single Locus IR (e.g. DQ2, DQ8) DNA based typing of any single locus provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing to determine presence or absence of 1 or 2 antigens/alleles named by client for disease association or research purposes 7-10 Business Days 5-10mL EDTA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DPA1 HR DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DPA1 alleles 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DPB1 HR DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DPB1 alleles 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DQA1 HR DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DQA1 alleles 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DQB1 Supplemental HR DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DQB1 alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DRB1 Supplemental HR DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB1 alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA DRB3/4/5 Supplemental HR DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB3/4/5 alleles with previous LR results 5-7 Business Days Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel HLA Matched Platelet Pheresis Donor Search Search of maintained registry of previously HLA typed donors to identify suitably HLA matched or compatible platelet pheresis donors for patients who are refractory to random donor platelets due to HLA antibodies. For patients that have previously completed HLA A,B typing or concurrent orders for HLA typing. Same Day NA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services HLA Matched Platelets Apheresis donor platelets previously HLA typed are provided to match the patient’s HLA A,B allele type Depends upon request; See TAT description Platelets that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA Priority Services Reduced reporting time arranged by lab supervisor NA NA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
HLA Blood & Marrow Transplant HLA STAT After Hours Reduced reporting time arranged by lab supervisor NA NA HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Irradiation for Component Irradiated blood is prepared by exposing the component to a radiation source to prevent proliferation of T lymphocytes Depends upon request; See TAT description Irradiation in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Labeling Extra Bags after the 6th Utilizing extra bags during processing for product storage, including labeling NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
IRL Red Cell Serology Lectin Study Diagnostic test for polyagglutination Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
CTL Processing Tests Manual Differential – on product received at BSL Manual white blood cell count differential 24 hours Cryovial, product bag, EDTA tube CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
IRL Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping) Molecular Platelet Genotyping (HPA) – Donor Molecular determination of 11 allelic variants that determine common Human Platelet Antigens, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification. 5-7 Business Days 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube Form BS 313
IRL Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping), Platelet Testing Molecular Platelet Genotyping (HPA) – Patient Molecular determination of 11 allelic variants that determine common Human Platelet Antigens, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification. 5-7 Business Days 2 EDTA (7 mL) tubes Form BS 313
IRL Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping) Molecular Red Cell Genotyping (HEA) – Donor Molecular determination of 38 allelic variants that determine common and rare red cell antigens plus hemoglobin S status, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification. 5-7 Business Days Business Days 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube Form BS 313
IRL Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping) Molecular Red Cell Genotyping (HEA) – Patient Molecular determination of 38 allelic variants that determine common and rare red cell antigens plus hemoglobin S status, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification. 5-7 Business Days 2 EDTA (7 mL) tubes Form BS 313
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Physicians Services Blood bank physician services; difficult cross match and/or evaluation of irregular antibody(s), interpretation and written report NA NA NA
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Plasma, Cryo Reduced Plasma, cryoprecipitate reduced is prepared from FFP after thawing and centrifugation and removal of the cryoprecipitate. The remaining product is plasma that is deficient in fibrinogen, Factor VIII, Factor XIII, von Willebrand factor, cryoglobulin and fibronectin Depends upon request; See TAT description Plasma in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Plasma, Frozen Within 24 Hours After Phlebotomy Plasma frozen within 24 hours after phlebotomy is prepared from a whole blood collection, separated and placed at -18 C or below within 24 hours from whole blood collection. Units contain 200-250 mL on average. This plasma component is a source of nonlabile plasma proteins. Levels of Factor VIII are significantly reduced and levels of Factor V and other labile plasma proteins are variable compared with FFP. Plasma should be infused immediately after thawing or stored at 1 to 6 C for up to 24 hours Depends upon request; See TAT description Plasma in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing Platelet Antibody Detection The Capture-P Ready Screen Solid Phase System is designed to detect IgG- HPA and -HLA antibodies. The assay does NOT differentiate between HLA or HPA antibodies. The assay is not designed to detect complement components or antibodies of the IgM or IgA class. Depends upon request; See TAT description 3-7 mL EDTA (plasma) or serum tube (no gel separators). Sample must be received in the IRL no later than 30 hrs after collection. Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10C Form BS 313
IRL Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing Platelet Crossmatch – SP The Capture-P Solid Phase System is designed to detect IgG HPA and HLA antibodies. The assay is not designed to detect complement components or antibodies of the IgM or IgA class. Depends upon request; See TAT description 3-7 mL EDTA (plasma) or serum (not from gel separator tubes). ; Must be received within 30 hours of collection. ; Shipper to maintain temperature between 1C - 10C Form BS 313
HLA, IRL Platelet Refractory Panel Platelet Refractory Panel Platelet antibody screen and crossmatch, HLA A,B typing, HLA matched platelet donor search, HLA antibody screen (if positive, HLA antibody identification Class I) 48 hours Three EDTA whole blood, and 5-7 mL clot (serum) tube (no gel separators). Sample must be received in the IRL no later than 30 hrs after collection. Icteric, hemolyzed and/or lipemic samples interfere with test and should not be tested as per package insert. Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10C Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Platelets, Apheresis Leukocyte Reduced Apheresis platelets leukoreduced can by leukocyte reduced during the collection process or may be prepared by further processing using leukocyte reduction filters. The therapeutic goal of platelet transfusion is to provide adequate numbers of normally functioing platelets for the prevention and cessation of bleeding Depends upon request; See TAT description Platelets that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Red Blood Cells Leukocyte Reduced Red blood cells contain hemoglobin and serve as the primary agent for transport of oxygen to tissues. This component is prepared by centrifugation or sedimentation of whole blood to remove much of the plasma, and can also be prepared by apheresis methods. Leukocyte reduction is achieved by filtration Depends upon request; See TAT description NA Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Red Blood Cells, Deglycerolized Frozen red blood cells are made available for infusion by thawing and removing glycerol by washing the cells Depends upon request; See TAT description Deglycerolized red blood cells that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
IRL Red Cell Serology Red Cell Separation Separation of patient red cells from transfused red cells Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Red Cell Treatment – EGA/CHL/DTT Chemical premodification of red cells for testing Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Rh (D) Typing Rh (D) typing of red cells Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Rh Discrepancy Resolution of typing discrepancy Depends upon request; See TAT description 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Rh Phenotype Common Rh antigen phenotyping, excluding Rh (D) Depends upon request; See TAT description 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Sepax Cord Blood Product Wash (per bag) Automated cord blood washing in a functionally closed system NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Serologic Problem Case – see (IRL) reference testing Refer to IRL test descriptions NA NA NA
IRL Red Cell Serology Special Serum Studies (0.01 M DTT, others) Selective inactivation of IgM class immunoglobulin 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 Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Special Serum Studies (Neutralization/Inhibition, i.e. Le & P1 substance) Antibody inhibition using blood group substances 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 Form BS 313
CTL Processing Tests Sterility Bacterial and fungal cultures on product 14 to 16 days Cryovial, product bag, tissue transport medium CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
CTL Storage with or without Cryopreservation Storage of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow Stem Cell Storage per bag with no processing or cryopreservation up to 36 months NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Storage with or without Cryopreservation Storage of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow with cryopreservation Cryopreservation for each bag over 6 with storage up to 36 months NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells T-Cell Therapeutic Processing Base lab processing services and testing and up to 36 months of cryopreservation for up to 6 bags NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
IRL Red Cell Serology Thermal Amplitude Determination of optimal temperature of reactivity of cold antibodies 24 hours Serum collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL. Form BS 313
IRL Red Cell Serology Titration Studies (per titration) Serial dilution of the sample and testing NA 1 plain red top and 1 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C Form BS 313
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Transfusion Reaction Investigation Investigation of transfusion reaction, physician interpretation and written report NA NA Transfusion Reaction Report Form TS 009
CTL Processing Tests Trypan Blue Viability Simple dye exclusion test to measure the percentage of viable white cells 2 hours; M-F 8am-8pm 0.5mL of anticoagulant HPC product, shipped at 1 -10 C CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
IRL Red Cell Serology Turn Around Times STAT: 8 hours; ASAP: 24 hours; Routine: 1-2 days Depends upon request; See TAT description Insufficient sample or incomplete patient information may result in delays NA
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Turn Around Times STAT: Units required within 3 hours of sample receipt ASAP: Units required within 6 hours of sample receipt Routine: Units required within 24 hours of sample receipt NA Insufficient sample or incomplete patient information may result in delays NA
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Volume Reduction Reduce plasma as required for cryopreservation purposes NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Wash – Manual (with pre & post CD34) Thawing of previously frozen harvest with washing and CD34 testing NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
CTL Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells Wash – Manual (without CD34) Thawing of previously frozen harvest with washing NA NA CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Transfusion Service Compatibility Testing & Product Services Whole Blood Whole blood contains red blood cells, plasma, platelets and cyroprecipitate. This product is rarely used for transfusion because the components are separated and individually ordered and transfused Depends upon request; See TAT description NA Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name 4C Antibody Identification
Description Test for identification of antibodies reactive best at 4C
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name ABO Discrepancy (includes A2 cells & anti-A,B)
Description Resolution of ABO blood group typing discrepancies
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name ABO Grouping
Description ABO blood group typing
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name ABO Incompatibility Processing – Plasma Depletion
Description Removal of plasma
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name ABO Incompatibility Processing – Red Cell Depletion
Description Removal of red cells from product received
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name ABO/Rh
Description ABO blood typing; Rh (D)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Adsorption
Description Autoadsorption using patient’s own cells or allogeneic adsorption using reagent red cells of known phenotype
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL, Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services, Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antibody Detection (screen)
Description Red cell antibody screen by multiple methodologies
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313, Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL, Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services, Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antibody Identification Panel
Description Red cell antibody identification by multiple methodologies
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313, Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antibody Screen – Gel
Description Red cell antibody screen by gel technology
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antigen Typing, Donation (per antigen)
Description Donor blood typing for common antigens (serological)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antigen Typing, Patient (per antigen)
Description Patient blood typing for common antigens (serological)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antigen Typing, Rare-Donation (per antigen)
Description Donor blood typing for rare antigens (serological)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Antigen Typing, Rare-Patient (per antigen)
Description Patient blood typing for rare antigens (serological)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and/or EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Autologous Unit
Description Whole blood and red blood cells are drawn from patients who anticipate requiring blood transfusions. Each unit is labeled “For Autologous Use Only” as they are not screened and tested for the general blood supply
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Base Lab Processing of Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow (Autologous & Allogeneic)
Description Processing, splitting and labeling additional bags from original collection. Includes testing for CD34, CD3, Total Nucleated Count, Manual Differential, Sterility, Viability, Infectious Disease Markers and cryopreservation of up to 6 bags for storage up to 36 months.
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Base Lab Processing of Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow After Hours
Description Base lab processing from 2300 to 0600, weekends and holidays
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name Buccal Swab DNA Isolation for High Resolution Testing
Description Isolation of highly purified DNA from a buccal swab sample for high resolution testing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Buccal swab
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name Buccal Swab DNA Isolation for Low/Intermediate Resolution
Description Isolation of highly purified DNA from a buccal swab sample for low to intermediate resolution testing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Buccal swab
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name CD3
Description Determination of absolute count & percentage of CD3 T lymphocytes in peripheral blood or apheresis product for subsequent donor leukocyte infusion by flow cytometry
Turn Around Times 3 hours from sample receipt, when lab notified in advance
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Samples must be received within 24 hours of collection. EDTA 3mL of anticoagulated whole blood; EDTA 0.5mL of pheresis unit, cord blood or bone marrow anticoagulated
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory CTL
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name CD34 Enumeration with Viability
Description Determination of absolute count, percentage, and viability of CD34 progenitor cells in peripheral blood, pheresis product or bone marrow by flow cytometry
Turn Around Times 2 hours from sample receipt, when lab notified in advance
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Samples must be received within 24 hours of collection. EDTA 3mL of anticoagulated whole blood; EDTA 0.5mL of pheresis unit, cord blood or bone marrow anticoagulated
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name Chimerism Studies
Description Testing of post transplant blood samples for percentage mixture of donor and patient DNA
Turn Around Times 3-5 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Pre-transplant DNA from recipient and donor; Post-transplant sample from recipient; 5-7 mL EDTA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name CMV Unit Test
Description Antibody screen for cytomegalovirus
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Cold Agglutinin Screen
Description Test for detection of antibodies reactive best at 4C
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Serum/plasma collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL.
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Cold Agglutinin Titer
Description To provide instructions for determining the titer of cold reactive autoantibody for cases in which cold agglutinin disease is suspected.
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Serum or plasma separated from freshly collected blood; sample maintained at 37C; minimum volume 2mL
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Colony Forming Units (CFU)
Description Culture of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) including erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic
Turn Around Times 14 to 16 days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, cell culture medium, eg RPMI, IMDM
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Complete Blood Count
Description Total nucleated cell count, hematocrit and a breakout of mononuclear cell and granulocyte percentages
Turn Around Times 24 to 48 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Sample size is 0.5mL, red top tube, shipped at 1-10 C
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Computer Unit Search
Description Computer search of the Vitalant inventory for specifically typed products
Turn Around Times 2 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Contact IRL Laboratory
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Cord Blood Dilution – No Wash (with pre & post CD34)
Description Dilution of DMSO from cord product with CD 34 testing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Cord Blood Dilution – No Wash (without CD34)
Description Dilution of DMSO from cord product
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Crossmatch – Antiglobulin
Description Compatibility test each unit; immediate spin technique; incubation technique; antiglobulin technique
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Crossmatch – Immediate Spin
Description Compatibility test each unit; immediate spin technique
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 ETDA (7 mL) tubes and labeled according to Transfusion Service Guidelines
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Cryoprecipitate AHF (Cryo) Pooled
Description Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor (AHF) contains fibrinogen, Factor VIII, Factor XIII, von Willebrand factor and fibronectin. Several units of Cryoprecipitated AHF have been pooled
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryoprecipitate in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) (per test)
Description The direct antiglobulin test is used to demonstrate antibodies and/or complement bound to the red cells “in-vivo”.
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Donath-Landsteiner Test
Description Diagnostic test for Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria (PCH)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Serum collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL.
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Drug Dependent Antibody Studies
Description Tests for identification of drug dependent antibodies
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 large EDTA or red top tubes; sample of drug under investigation, in the same form (tablet, solution, capsules) that the patient is receiving
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Elution
Description Removal of antibody from red cells for further identification testing
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Enzyme Treatment Panel
Description Premodification of red blood cells using proteolytic enzymes (i.e. Ficin, Papain, etc.)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Extended Phenotype
Description Patient typing for common blood group antigens, excluding Rh
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA tube ; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Fresh Allogeneic Processing without cryopreservation, Bone Marrow or Pheripheral Blood Progenitor Cells
Description Base lab processing services and testing for fresh products listed
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA (A,B,C,DR,DQ) HR for Patient or unrelated Donor Typing to include DRB3/4/5
Description Sequenced Based Typing (SBT) and/or DNA based assay for HLA A, B C, DR and DQ alleles provides a high-resolution HLA phenotype for new transplant patients and their potential unrelated donors
Turn Around Times 7±2 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Cord blood sample: 0.5 - 1ml; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA (A,B,C) Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA A,B,C alleles following preliminary HLA (A,B,DR) IR typing of transplant patient siblings
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA (A,B,DR) IR
Description DNA based assay provides initial intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing of HLA A, B, DR for preliminary assessment of histocompatibility in siblings of transplant recipient
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Cord blood sample: 0.5 - 1ml; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood Donor Typing, Platelet Refractory Panel
Test Name HLA (A,B) IR for Apheresis Platelet Donors
Description DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing apheresis donor is required prior to donating for HLA matched platelets.
Turn Around Times 21-30 business days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 5-7 mL EDTA; shipped within 7 days of collection
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing
Test Name HLA (A,B) IR for Patient Platelet Transfusions
Description DNA based assay provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing of HLA-A,B alleles. Typing required for patient before search for HLA matched platelets.
Turn Around Times 48 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults: 10-20 mL EDTA; Adults WBC <4x10^6/mL or 4000/µL: 20-40 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: Consult with laboratory
Form Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA (DR,DQ) Supplemental HR to include DRB3/4/5
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing to determine phenotype for selected siblings of transplant recipient
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA A, Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA A alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel
Test Name HLA Antibody ID Class I
Description Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class I (A,B,C) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology
Turn Around Times 3 business days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw
Form Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID
Test Name HLA Antibody ID Class II
Description Identification of antibody specificities to HLA Class II (DR,DQ,DP) antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology
Turn Around Times 3 business days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw
Form Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category HLA Class I & II Antibody Screen and ID, Platelet Refractory Panel
Test Name HLA Antibody Screen
Description Screen for antibodies to HLA Class I (A,B,C) and Class II (DR,DQ,DP) and MIC antigens by Luminex microbead array methodology
Turn Around Times 3 business days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 10 mL clotted whole blood in red top tube; blood specimens may be kept at room temperature and shipped at room temp or 24C up to 4 days after collection; OR separated serum from clot tube may be refrigerated at 4C and shipped up to 7 days from date of draw
Form Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA B, Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA B alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA C, Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA C alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class I (A,B,C) HR
Description DNA based assay used to achieve definition at high resolution (4 digits) of Class I HLA-A,B,C alleles
Turn Around Times 7±2 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class I (A,B,C) IR
Description DNA based assay provides low to intermediate resolution (2 digits) assignment of Class I HLA-A,B,C alleles
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class I Single Locus IR (e.g. B*27)
Description DNA based typing of any single locus provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing to determine presence or absence of 1 or 2 antigens/alleles named by client for disease association or research purposes
Turn Around Times 7-10 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 5-10mL EDTA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class II (DR,DQ) HR to include DRB3/4/5
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB1, DRB3/4/5 and DQB1 alleles following preliminary HLA (A,B,DR) IR typing of transplant patient siblings
Turn Around Times 7±2 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class II (DR,DQ) IR
Description DNA based assay provides low to intermediate resolution (2 digits) assignment of Class II HLA DR, DQ alleles.
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Class II Single Locus IR (e.g. DQ2, DQ8)
Description DNA based typing of any single locus provides intermediate resolution (2 digits) typing to determine presence or absence of 1 or 2 antigens/alleles named by client for disease association or research purposes
Turn Around Times 7-10 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 5-10mL EDTA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DPA1 HR
Description DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DPA1 alleles
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DPB1 HR
Description DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DPB1 alleles
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DQA1 HR
Description DNA based assay to provide high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DQA1 alleles
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DQB1 Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DQB1 alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DRB1 Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB1 alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA DRB3/4/5 Supplemental HR
Description DNA based assay provides high resolution (4 digits) typing of HLA DRB3/4/5 alleles with previous LR results
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Adults (normal WBC): 10-20 mL EDTA; Pediatrics: 3-7 mL EDTA or anticoagulated whole blood, depending on age of child; Buccal swabs are acceptable or frozen DNA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category Platelet Refractory Panel
Test Name HLA Matched Platelet Pheresis Donor Search
Description Search of maintained registry of previously HLA typed donors to identify suitably HLA matched or compatible platelet pheresis donors for patients who are refractory to random donor platelets due to HLA antibodies. For patients that have previously completed HLA A,B typing or concurrent orders for HLA typing.
Turn Around Times Same Day
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name HLA Matched Platelets
Description Apheresis donor platelets previously HLA typed are provided to match the patient’s HLA A,B allele type
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Platelets that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA Priority Services
Description Reduced reporting time arranged by lab supervisor
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory HLA
Category Blood & Marrow Transplant
Test Name HLA STAT After Hours
Description Reduced reporting time arranged by lab supervisor
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Irradiation for Component
Description Irradiated blood is prepared by exposing the component to a radiation source to prevent proliferation of T lymphocytes
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Irradiation in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Labeling Extra Bags after the 6th
Description Utilizing extra bags during processing for product storage, including labeling
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Lectin Study
Description Diagnostic test for polyagglutination
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Manual Differential – on product received at BSL
Description Manual white blood cell count differential
Turn Around Times 24 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, EDTA tube
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory IRL
Category Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping)
Test Name Molecular Platelet Genotyping (HPA) – Donor
Description Molecular determination of 11 allelic variants that determine common Human Platelet Antigens, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping), Platelet Testing
Test Name Molecular Platelet Genotyping (HPA) – Patient
Description Molecular determination of 11 allelic variants that determine common Human Platelet Antigens, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA (7 mL) tubes
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Blood Donor Typing, Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping)
Test Name Molecular Red Cell Genotyping (HEA) – Donor
Description Molecular determination of 38 allelic variants that determine common and rare red cell antigens plus hemoglobin S status, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Business Days 1 EDTA ( 7mL) tube
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Molecular Testing (DNA Genotyping)
Test Name Molecular Red Cell Genotyping (HEA) – Patient
Description Molecular determination of 38 allelic variants that determine common and rare red cell antigens plus hemoglobin S status, using multiplex PCR and microarray analysis. Includes DNA extraction and purification.
Turn Around Times 5-7 Business Days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA (7 mL) tubes
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Physicians Services
Description Blood bank physician services; difficult cross match and/or evaluation of irregular antibody(s), interpretation and written report
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form NA
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Plasma, Cryo Reduced
Description Plasma, cryoprecipitate reduced is prepared from FFP after thawing and centrifugation and removal of the cryoprecipitate. The remaining product is plasma that is deficient in fibrinogen, Factor VIII, Factor XIII, von Willebrand factor, cryoglobulin and fibronectin
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Plasma in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Plasma, Frozen Within 24 Hours After Phlebotomy
Description Plasma frozen within 24 hours after phlebotomy is prepared from a whole blood collection, separated and placed at -18 C or below within 24 hours from whole blood collection. Units contain 200-250 mL on average. This plasma component is a source of nonlabile plasma proteins. Levels of Factor VIII are significantly reduced and levels of Factor V and other labile plasma proteins are variable compared with FFP. Plasma should be infused immediately after thawing or stored at 1 to 6 C for up to 24 hours
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Plasma in process for customer order will not be credited if cancelled or unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing
Test Name Platelet Antibody Detection
Description The Capture-P Ready Screen Solid Phase System is designed to detect IgG- HPA and -HLA antibodies. The assay does NOT differentiate between HLA or HPA antibodies. The assay is not designed to detect complement components or antibodies of the IgM or IgA class.
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 3-7 mL EDTA (plasma) or serum tube (no gel separators). Sample must be received in the IRL no later than 30 hrs after collection. Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Platelet Refractory Panel, Platelet Testing
Test Name Platelet Crossmatch – SP
Description The Capture-P Solid Phase System is designed to detect IgG HPA and HLA antibodies. The assay is not designed to detect complement components or antibodies of the IgM or IgA class.
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 3-7 mL EDTA (plasma) or serum (not from gel separator tubes). ; Must be received within 30 hours of collection. ; Shipper to maintain temperature between 1C - 10C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory HLA, IRL
Category Platelet Refractory Panel
Test Name Platelet Refractory Panel
Description Platelet antibody screen and crossmatch, HLA A,B typing, HLA matched platelet donor search, HLA antibody screen (if positive, HLA antibody identification Class I)
Turn Around Times 48 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Three EDTA whole blood, and 5-7 mL clot (serum) tube (no gel separators). Sample must be received in the IRL no later than 30 hrs after collection. Icteric, hemolyzed and/or lipemic samples interfere with test and should not be tested as per package insert. Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10C
Form Form BS 313, HLA Requisition Form BS 320H
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Platelets, Apheresis Leukocyte Reduced
Description Apheresis platelets leukoreduced can by leukocyte reduced during the collection process or may be prepared by further processing using leukocyte reduction filters. The therapeutic goal of platelet transfusion is to provide adequate numbers of normally functioing platelets for the prevention and cessation of bleeding
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Platelets that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Red Blood Cells Leukocyte Reduced
Description Red blood cells contain hemoglobin and serve as the primary agent for transport of oxygen to tissues. This component is prepared by centrifugation or sedimentation of whole blood to remove much of the plasma, and can also be prepared by apheresis methods. Leukocyte reduction is achieved by filtration
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Red Blood Cells, Deglycerolized
Description Frozen red blood cells are made available for infusion by thawing and removing glycerol by washing the cells
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Deglycerolized red blood cells that are in transit to customer will not be credited if unused
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Red Cell Separation
Description Separation of patient red cells from transfused red cells
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Red Cell Treatment – EGA/CHL/DTT
Description Chemical premodification of red cells for testing
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Rh (D) Typing
Description Rh (D) typing of red cells
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Rh Discrepancy
Description Resolution of typing discrepancy
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 2 EDTA tubes; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Rh Phenotype
Description Common Rh antigen phenotyping, excluding Rh (D)
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 EDTA tube; Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Sepax Cord Blood Product Wash (per bag)
Description Automated cord blood washing in a functionally closed system
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Serologic Problem Case – see (IRL) reference testing
Description Refer to IRL test descriptions
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form NA
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Special Serum Studies (0.01 M DTT, others)
Description Selective inactivation of IgM class immunoglobulin
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Special Serum Studies (Neutralization/Inhibition, i.e. Le & P1 substance)
Description Antibody inhibition using blood group substances
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 4 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Sterility
Description Bacterial and fungal cultures on product
Turn Around Times 14 to 16 days
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Cryovial, product bag, tissue transport medium
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory CTL
Category Storage with or without Cryopreservation
Test Name Storage of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow
Description Stem Cell Storage per bag with no processing or cryopreservation up to 36 months
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Storage with or without Cryopreservation
Test Name Storage of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells and Bone Marrow with cryopreservation
Description Cryopreservation for each bag over 6 with storage up to 36 months
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name T-Cell Therapeutic Processing
Description Base lab processing services and testing and up to 36 months of cryopreservation for up to 6 bags
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Thermal Amplitude
Description Determination of optimal temperature of reactivity of cold antibodies
Turn Around Times 24 hours
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Serum collected and separated at 37 C and 1 EDTA. Please contact the IRL.
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Titration Studies (per titration)
Description Serial dilution of the sample and testing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 1 plain red top and 1 EDTA tubes (No gel separator tubes); Shipped in a container maintaining temperature between 1C - 10 C
Form Form BS 313
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Transfusion Reaction Investigation
Description Investigation of transfusion reaction, physician interpretation and written report
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Transfusion Reaction Report Form TS 009
Laboratory CTL
Category Processing Tests
Test Name Trypan Blue Viability
Description Simple dye exclusion test to measure the percentage of viable white cells
Turn Around Times 2 hours; M-F 8am-8pm
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements 0.5mL of anticoagulant HPC product, shipped at 1 -10 C
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 203
Laboratory IRL
Category Red Cell Serology
Test Name Turn Around Times
Description STAT: 8 hours; ASAP: 24 hours; Routine: 1-2 days
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Insufficient sample or incomplete patient information may result in delays
Form NA
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Turn Around Times
Description STAT: Units required within 3 hours of sample receipt ASAP: Units required within 6 hours of sample receipt Routine: Units required within 24 hours of sample receipt
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements Insufficient sample or incomplete patient information may result in delays
Form NA
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Volume Reduction
Description Reduce plasma as required for cryopreservation purposes
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Wash – Manual (with pre & post CD34)
Description Thawing of previously frozen harvest with washing and CD34 testing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory CTL
Category Autologous & Allogeneic Stem Cells
Test Name Wash – Manual (without CD34)
Description Thawing of previously frozen harvest with washing
Turn Around Times NA
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form CTL Requisition Form HPP 163
Laboratory Transfusion Service
Category Compatibility Testing & Product Services
Test Name Whole Blood
Description Whole blood contains red blood cells, plasma, platelets and cyroprecipitate. This product is rarely used for transfusion because the components are separated and individually ordered and transfused
Turn Around Times Depends upon request; See TAT description
Sample, Packaging & Shipping Requirements NA
Form Transfusion Services Order Form TS 003