- This should not be a shared specimen. If antibody identification is necessary, the entire volume of this lavender-top tube will be required.
Sample Volume: 4 mL
Minimum Volume: 1 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)
Storage: Specimens should be tested immediately or within 72 hours of collection. Samples that cannot be tested immediately should be stored at 2° - 8°C. Do not freeze red cells.
- Gross hemolysis
- Bacterial or other contamination
UFHPL Test #: 68025
- Fung MK, Grossman JB, Hillyer CD, Westhoff CM, eds. AABB Technical Manual. 18th ed. 2014.