Granulocyte Concentrate, Transfusion

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: (not orderable on LIS)
DAYS PERFORMED: Arrangements should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Weekdays, 0730-1700; weekends, 0730-1400. Tech "on call" will only perform donations scheduled 24 hours in advance.
TURNAROUND TIME: Donation should take between 2-4 hours. Donor specimen must be completely processed and cross-matched.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Requires special approval by Blood Center physician.
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
REFERENCE RANGE: Each unit contains at least 1 x 1010 granulocytes.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Leukocyte Concentrate; White Blood Cell Concentrate