3997

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

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Test Information
Testing to determine when antibodies directed against the person's own red blood cells (RBCs) cause them to burst (lyse), leading to an insufficient number of oxygen-carrying red blood cells in the circulation.
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Test Type
Functional/Serologic Test
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Sample Notes
Clot Tubes (red top) and EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)
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Requested Volume
No transfusion(s) in past three months: Hgb <5.0 g/dl draw: Three 7 ml Clot Tubes (red top) and ten 5 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top); Hgb >5.0 g/dl draw: Three 7 ml Clot Tubes (red top) and three 7 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)
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Additional Sample Information
Transfused within the past three months: 5 ml EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top) and three 10 ml Clot Tubes (red top).
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Shipping Information
Refrigerated
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CPT Codes
  • Case dependent
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Method
Serological
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Turnaround Time
1-3 days
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New York State Approval
No
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DEX Z-Code™
No
 
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