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Test Code Obstetric Panel Obstetric Panel

Methodology

Profile Information:
Complete Blood Count (CBC) Automated with Differential, BloodRubella Screen
 Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg)Type and Screen
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test       

Performing Laboratory

McKee Medical Center

Specimen Requirements

Blood and serum are required.

 

Blood for CBC

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube and send minimum of 1 mL of whole blood. If there is a delay in transport of >5 hours of draw, send specimen refrigerated <24 hours of draw. (Hemolyzed or clotted specimen is not acceptable.)

 

Serum for HBsAg, Rubella Screen and RPR

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated. If there is a delay in transport of >5 hours of draw, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

 

Blood for Type and Screen

Draw 7 ml pink top (EDTA) tube (minimum 5 mL). Blood bank armband not required for outpatients.

Reference Values

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Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Saturday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80055