Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hepatitis Donor Transplant Screen

Test Name: Hepatitis Donor Transplant Screen
Alternate Name(s): Donor Screen
Laboratory: Core (UH)
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Gold 0.5pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Gold top
Collection Information: DONOR careset is always a STAT request.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
N/A
Stat
4 hours
 
Reference Range: See individual tests
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2015-03-23
Critical Value: ALL POSITIVES phoned to Attending physician
Interpretive Comments: Sample will be tested for Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis B core antibody (total), Hepatitis C antibody, HIV, Cytomegalovirus, RPR (screening test for syphillis), HTLV 1/2 and West Nile Virus.
Special Processing:  
Comments: Tested only at UH Core Lab.
Method of Analysis: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
DONOR
 
Referred To:  

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