AntibodyTiter

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: TITER
CPT CODE: 86886
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 2 hours
CONTAINER TYPE: Pink top tube
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 (plasma)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Remaining plasma will be frozen in case subsequent parallel titers are required.
REFERENCE RANGE: An increase > 2 dilutions or a score change > 10 in parallel titers is significant
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Test will automatically be performed on patients identified as pregnant.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Atypical Antibody Titer; Irregular Antibody Titer; Red Cell Antibody Titer; Rh Titer