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Pre-Surgical Type & Screen
|Performed by||Blood Bank|
|In House Availability||Test available 24 hours a day 7 days a week|
|Collection Instructions||Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample
Requisition accompanying specimens must have the following fields filled out:
Pregnancy/Transfused in the last 3 months?
|Container type||Lavender top (6 mL) x2|
|Amount to Collect||
|Sample type||EDTA whole blood|
|UCSF Rejection Criteria||Unsigned, mislabeled or unlabeled sample
Patient has been pregnant or transfused within the previous 3 months.
Surgery date >14 days from the date of collection.
|Turn around times||STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours|
|Last Updated||5/22/2013 1:27:32 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667