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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Antibody Panel – (for identification of irregular antibodies)

Antibody Panel – (for identification of irregular antibodies)


TestAntibody Panel – (for identification of irregular antibodies)
Common Abbreviations
Specimen typeBlood
Sample typeBlood
Tube typeEDTA X 3
Minimum volume *3 X 4.9 ml
Special precautions
Stability**up to 7 days
Turnaround timesDepends on nature of antibodies – laboratory will discuss
LaboratoryYork and Scarborough
Reference intervalChange of serololgy may indicate need for referral
LimitationsHaemolysis and lipaemia may affect results
** For paediatric patients, smaller volumes (approximately 1 ml) are acceptable – please contact the laboratory for further advice if necessary.
**** Largely dependent on patients serological status and recent transfusion history
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