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Test ID: ABID2    
Antibody Identification, Erythrocytes

Available on the App Store

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8988

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing positive pretransfusion antibody screens, transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, and autoimmune hemolytic anemias

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DCTMDirect Coombs, BYesNo
ABABAntibody AbsorptionNoNo
ABELAntibody ElutionNoNo
MDCC3Monospecific Direct Coombs C3, BYesNo
MDCGMonospecific Direct Coombs IgG, BYesNo
SPAGSpecial Red Cell Ag TypingYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following tests may also be ordered and performed as part of antibody identification: special red cell antigen typing, antibody elution, antibody absorption, direct Coombs, and monospecific direct Coombs. These additional tests will determine or confirm antibody specificity and allo- vs. autoantibody.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

ABID2: Ten-Cell Panel

ABAB, SPAG: Standard Blood Bank Techniques

ABEL: Acid-EDTA Elution/Other standard methods may be used in difficult cases.

DCTM, MDCG, MDCC3: Direct Antiglobulin Test

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Antibody Identification, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Antibody Workup
Red Cell Antibody Identification