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Test Code 1772 Obstetric Panel with HIV Antibodies includes ABO and Rh, antibody screen, CBC with differential, RPR, rubella, hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis C AB screen and HIV antibodies

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

2 Lavender Top Tubes (EDTA), one Light Green Top Tube with lithium heparin (PST) and one Gold Top SST Tube

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: draw 2.5 mL blood (1.3 min) in Light Green Top Tube with lithium heparin, 2.0 mL blood (0.8 min) in Gold Top SST Tube and submit 1.0 mL (0.5 min) refrigerated plasma and 0.8 mL (0.3 min) refrigerated serum. Also submit 2 full refrigerated Lavender Top Tubes.

Hospital setting: Submit 2.5mL blood (1.3 min) in Light Green Top Tube with lithium heparin, 2.0 mL blood (0.8 min) in Gold Top SST Tube and 2 full Lavender Top Tubes.

Reference Values

See individual tests in panel.

Please note a REACTIVE RPR result will reflex a Syphilis Ab, total test.

CPT Code Information

80081

LOINC Code Information

CBC: 57021-8

Rubella Index: 8014-3

RPR: 20507-0

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen: 5195-3

ABO: 883-9

Rh: 140331-7

Antibody Screen: 890-4

HIV 1 Antibodies: 29893-5

HIV 2 Antibodies: 30361-0

HIV p24 Antigen: 18396-2

Method Name

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Client Special Instructions

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA) for ABO, Rh Tube must be labeled with correct spelling of full patient name, date of birth OR social security number, date of specimen collection and the initials of the person who obtained the specimen.

Orders for pre-surgical or pre-transfusion testing require the patient be registered through hospital Central Registration (see Blood Bank Requisition).

Day(s) and Time(s) performed

Immunology

Daily, 48 hours