Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for ABO Titre

Test Name: ABO Titre
Alternate Name(s): Alloantibody
Antibody Titre
Laboratory: Blood Transfusion
Specimen Type: 6 mL Pink (EDTA) top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: BLOOD TRANSFUSION REQUISITION or Electronic order
Test Schedule: Daily
Urgent, if indicated
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
2 hours
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2005-03-26
Revised Date: 2015-05-21
Critical Value: N/A
Interpretive Comments: ABO antibody titres are done to measure the amount of anti-A and/or anti-B in major ABO incompatible bone marrow transplant recipients. Anti-A titres are done for group O kidney transplant recipients if a group A2 kidney donor is going to be considered.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Anti-Human Globulin test
Critical Information Required: Diagnosis
Storage & Shipment: Transport to the Blood Transfusion Laboratory within 24 hours of collection at room temperature.
System Codes: 
Cerner
A,B TITRE IGM, IGG
 
Referred To: performed at Blood Transfusion Laboratory

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