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Antibody Screen RBC w/ID Titer and AG

Order Code BB002
Turnaround Time 48-72 hours
Test Includes

If Antibody Screen is positive, Antibody Identification, Titer and Antigen Typing will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86870 (x) # of panel(s) performed, 86886 (x) # of titer(s) performed and 86905 (x) # of antigen typing(s). Based on reactions presenting from Antibody Identification, then 36668 – Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) with Reflex to Anti-C3 and Anti-IgG may be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86880). If 36668 – Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) is positive, then 36669 – Anti-C3 and Anti-IgG will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86880 x2).

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Whole Blood
Preferred Specimens
EDTA Lavender Tube AND Plain red top tube
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 24 hours
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen Unacceptable
Reject Criteria

Received frozen, Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic, Grossly icteric, SST tube, Cord blood

Test Details
Immune Agglutination
Clinical Significance

This test is used to detect significant RBC antibodies.

Reference Ranges

No antibodies detected

Alternative Names
Indirect Coombs Test