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Pre-Surgical Type & Screen

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code BB14
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?
Surgery Date
Verified By:
Container type Lavender top (6 mL) x2
Amount to Collect
< 4 mo 2x Full Microtainer (1.6 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 6 mL
1 -18 years 6-12 mL (6 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 12 mL
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume
< 4 mo 2 x Full Microtainer (1.6 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 6 mL
1 -18 years 6-12 mL (6 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 12 mL
Min. Volume
< 4 mo 2 x Full Microtainer (1.6 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 2 mL
1 -18 years 6 mL
> 18 years 10 mL
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.
Normal range
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:27:32 PM
Entry Number 1463

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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