Antibody Screen


Test Information

Test Name

Antibody Screen

Synonyms

Antenatal Antibodies; Anti C; Anti c; Anti D; Anti Duffy; Anti Fy; Anti E; Anti K; Anti Kidd; Anti Jk; Anti Kell, Anti-Jk1, Anti-jka, Anti-jk2, Anti-jkb, Anti-jk3; Anti M; Red Cell Antibodies; Blood group antibody; Rhesus antibodies; RBC antibody screen

Department

Transfusion

Preferred Specimen

6mL EDTA

Testing Location

PLBOP


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

ANSC (See Waikato notes)

Notes

  • Tube must have HAND WRITTEN PID and collectors signatures.
  • NO STICKERS OR TWINK.

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

For Antenatal Antibodies with known/positive antibody or sticker indicating "send sample to NZBS Waikato Blood Bank" - register RBCA, and send to WHL, will be tested in NZBS


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

mark.howard@pathlab.co.nz