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Test Code A1R A1 Antigen Subtype, Whole Blood


Shipping Instructions


Specimen must arrive within 7 days of draw



Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Pink top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Original tube

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube.


Useful For

Additional proof of alloantibody specificity

 

Assessment of solid organ transplantation donor compatibility

 

This test is not useful for the purpose of establishing paternity.

Method Name

Hemagglutination

Reporting Name

A1 antigen subtype

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

Pediatric: 2 mL blood in 6 mL EDTA tube

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK

Reference Values

Reported as Negative or Positive

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday, Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86905

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
A1R A1 antigen subtype 844-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
A1R A1 antigen subtype 844-1