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Neonatal Workup

Components

Name Method Department Units
Neonatal Workup IDS-MTS gel technology
Transfusion Services

Battery Members

ABO, Rh

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Keep at room temperature
  • Mix by gentle inversion immediately after collection

Comments

Direct Coombs (CPT 86880) and Antibody Screen (CPT 86850) also performed as needed. Information regarding the patient's birth weight and birth hospital will be requested as part of the Neonatal Workup.

CPT Code

  • 86900
  • 86901