Autologous Blood, Transfusion

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: AUTO XM
CPT CODE: 86920
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Three working days past donation till available for transfusion. Available for transfusion 1 hour after receipt of transfusion request or approximately 2 hours if frozen.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Indicate on requisition 'Autologous.'

CONTAINER TYPE: Pink top tube
COLLECTION:

Special Labeling Requirements: The content of each sample label must include the patient's full name and medical record number, the phlebotomist's initials, the date and time the sample was collected and, for non-LLT draws, the initials of a second medical professional who has confirmed that the sample came from the patient whose name is on the label; the computer label must have this same information plus an accession number and the tests ordered. NOTE:  LLT phlebotomists should write 'LLT' for the second set of initials.

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Autotransfusion; Transfusion, Autologous