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Test Code ELU Elution

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container/Tube

Pink top, EDTA

Turnaround Time

Based on complexity of antibody.

Preferred Volume

6 mL

Test Usage

This test is used to identify antibodies bound to patient
red
cells in vivo.

UCMC Collection Instructions

Antibody screen sample and/or DAT
sample

Additional Information

This test is completed as a reflex for positive direct IgG
testing during antibody identification, cord blood testing,
transfusion reaction workups, and upon request for positive
DAT
samples.

Synonyms

Eluate

STAT Turnaround Time

NA

Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24/7

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Not Available

Method Name

Column Agglutination (Gel)