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Transfusion Reaction Investigation


Name Method Department Units
Transfusion Reaction Investigation IDS-MTS gel technology
Transfusion Services

Battery Members

ABO/Rh, Direct Coombs

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

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


If available, please deliver the remainder of the blood product, including attached tubing, to the Transfusion Service with the specimen.

CPT Code

  • 86880
  • 86900
  • 86901
  • 86078