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Test Code NEOT Neonate Testing

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Container/Tube

Pink top, EDTA-May use Microtainer
Heel Stick.

Turnaround Time

4 Hours

Test Includes

ABO, Rh,
Direct Antiglobulin Test
(DAT), Du (If
applicable)

Preferred Volume

500 µL

Test Usage

The purpose of this test is to test the Neonate for
conditions
that may cause Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (HDN). It may be requested
by Blood Bank if Cord Blood
Testing Results are ambiguous.

Test Limitations

This test does not take the place of a Type and Screen, and
does
not allow for red blood cell transfusions.

Additional Information

This test is equivalent to the cord blood testing, and may
be
ordered if a cord blood was not collected. If this test is
ordered
after a cord blood test was collected and run, it may be
considered
a duplicate and credited unless specifically requested.

STAT Turnaround Time

NA

Specimen Minimum Volume

350 µL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24/7

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Not Available

Method Name

Column Agglutination (Gel)

Reject Due To

Underfilled samples, and/or samples lacking two acceptable
patient identifiers including the full name.