Obstetric Panel, Including HIV and T. Pallidum AB
UFHPL Epic order code: LAB570
Type: Serum and whole blood
- Gently invert the lavender-top tubes 8 to 10 times immediately to mix specimens with anticoagulant. Centrifuge serum tubes within 45 minutes of venipuncture.
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 tubes. Store one lavender-top tubes at room temperature for up to 24 hours.
- Clotted specimen
- Specimen diluted with IV fluid
- Tube not filled with minimum volume
- Improper labeling
Test includes: ABO grouping and Rh typing; antibody screen (includes ID and titer of all irregular antibodies detected); CBC with platelet count and differential; HBsAg screen; rubella antibodies, IgG; syphilis serology (if positive, Treponema pallidum-specific test is performed); antigen/antibody screen (EIA) for HIV-1/O/2 with reflex to supplementary differentiation of HIV-1 or HIV-2 antibody. Specimens repeatedly reactive by the screening assay (but negative by the supplementary antibody typing assay) will reflex to qualitative nucleic acid amplification (NAA) for viral RNA. If reflex testing is performed, additional charges/CPT code(s) may apply.
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