Cold Agglutinin Titer (View in report form.)
|CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ||COLD|
|CPT CODE: ||86940|
|DAYS PERFORMED: ||Daily, 0800-1600|
|TURNAROUND TIME: ||48 hours|
|SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: ||
Arrangements should be made by calling the Blood Center at 25920.
|CONTAINER TYPE: ||
Plain red top tube (clot)
|COLLECTION: ||Special Labeling Requirements: The initials of the person who collected the specimen and the date and time of collection MUST be noted on the specimen label.|
|SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: ||Blood (red cells and serum)|
|MINIMUM VOLUME: ||7 mL|
|HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: ||
Collect sample in prewarmed tube and deliver immediately to Blood Bank in warm water. Do not put on ice!
|REFERENCE RANGE: ||Screen: negative; titer <32|
|TEST SYNONYM(S):||Cold Hemagglutinin Titer|
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