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Test Directory / NHSBT investigations - elution, adsorbtion, special requirements, extended phenotype red cells

NHSBT investigations - elution, adsorbtion, special requirements, extended phenotype red cells

EDTA X 3

TestNHSBT investigations - elution, adsorbtion, special requirements, extended phenotype red cells
Common Abbreviations
Specimen typeBlood
Sample typeBlood
Tube typeEDTA X 3
Minimum volume *3 X 4.9 ml
Special precautions
Stability**72hours to 7 days depending on patients previous transfusion history
Turnaround times4 - 6 hours after receipt of sample. NHSBT barnsley 2 hour transport for York 4 hour transport for Scarborough
LaboratoryYork and Scarborough
Reference intervalChange of serololgy may indicate need for referral
Limitations
*
**** Largely dependent on patients serological status and recent transfusion history
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