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LEUKOREDUCED RED CELLS

Order Name LP
Athena Orderable:
Leukoreduced Cells [amgw]
Revision Date 09/04/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
LEUKOREDUCED RED CELLS
 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 10 mL (5 mL) EDTA Whole Blood EDTA (Pink top) Refrigerated
Instructions
A unique BB armband number MUST be given 
**HANDWRITTEN tube identification that must include:
  • Patient's name
  • Time and date of collection
  • Unique BB armband number
  • Phlebotomist's initials
**Indicate if transfused or pregnant in the last 3 months.
Provide date blood needed.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule 24 hrs 
Expected TAT 2 hr  
Rejection Criteria Mislabeled tubes are unacceptable. 
Test Aliases WBC poor blood
Leukocyte poor blood
Xmatch
Crossmatch
PRBC
Blood
Red cells
Leukoreduced Red Cells
Packed Cells
Blood type, screen, and units of blood
Lab Section Blood Bank