Prenatal Profile I With Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

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This test is used to evaluate woman's health status in early pregnancy; evaluate for anemia, leukemia, reaction to inflammation and infections, peripheral blood cellular characteristics, state of hydration and dehydration, polycythemia, hemolytic disease of the newborn, and ABO incompatibilities,
Specimen Requirements: 

Type: Serum and whole blood

Container/Tube: Two red-top tubes or two gel-barrier tubes and two lavender-top tubes (EDTA)
  • Gently invert the lavender-top tubes 8 to 10 times immediately to mix specimens with anticoagulant. Centrifuge serum tubes within 45 minutes of venipuncture. If red-top tubes are used, transfer the separated serum to a plastic transport tube.

Sample Volume: 1 mL

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)

Storage: Refrigerate the serum tubes and one lavender-top tube. Store one lavender-top tube at room temperature for up to 24 hours.

Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolysis
  • Clotted specimen
  • Specimen diluted with IV fluid
  • Tube not filled with minimum volume
  • Improper labeling
CPT Code (s): 
85025, 86592, 86762, 86850 86900, 86901, 87340

UFHPL Test #: 68140

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB550

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