Type and Screen

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

AT/S

POE DESCRIPTION: TYPE AND SCREEN
CPT CODE: 86900; 86901; 86850
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes ABO Typing, Rh typing, Antibody Screen.
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours.
TURNAROUND TIME: 1 hour
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: Red blood cells and plasma
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7.0 mL whole blood
TEST SYNONYM(S):Blood type and screen