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Isohaemagglutinin Titre

Alternate Names
Isohaemagglutinin titre, Isohaemagglutinins, Anti A titre, Anti B titre, Renal Titre, Stem Cell Titre
Ordering Information

Please note the ordering clinician MUST indicate on the test request slip if a RENAL or STEM CELL titre is required as the isohaemagglutinins may also be titred for a different purpose which dictate the testing method. 

Laboratory
Blood Bank
Specimen
Blood
Container
See collection instructions
Additional Collection Instructions

FIRST PRESENTATION:

Please collect 1 x Serum Tube (gold cap OR red cap w. yellow insert) AND 1 x 9ml EDTA (purple)

SUBSEQUENT PRESENTATIONS:

Please collect 1 x 9ml EDTA (purple)

If the presentation is unknown, please collect as if it is the patient's first presentation.

 

Hand Written Details Preferred
 
Specimen Tube mandatory labelling criteria
Surname AND given name
Date of birth
UR number and/or Address
Date and time
Sign or initial the specimen tube
 
Request for Blood/Blood Products form mandatory labelling criteria
Surname AND given name
Date of birth
UR number and/or Address
Date and time
Complete and sign the request form declaration
 
All details including signatures and date/time on specimen tube and request form must match.
Minimum Adult Volume
9mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Daily
Reference Interval

> 16 (titre)

Test Code
TITRE
Laboratory Notes

CSR STAFF:

Code for BBANK and forward the sample to Heidelberg Blood Bank.