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Post-Transfusion Study

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code TRXN
Performed by Blood Bank
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Collection Instructions Fill out Transfusion Reaction Report form and send to Blood Bank IMMEDIATELY, together with post-transfusion blood specimens Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type Lavender top (6 mL)
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood
Preferred volume 6 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Unsigned, mislabeled or unlabeled sample
Normal range
Synonyms Transfusion reaction
Turn around times 1 hour
Last Updated 7/5/2012 2:08:09 PM
Entry Number 764
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