Antibody Screen, Erythrocytes
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Detection of allo- or autoantibodies directed against red blood cell antigens in the settings of pretransfusion testing
Evaluation of transfusion reactions
Evaluation of hemolytic anemia
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 ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|DCTM||Direct Coombs, B||Yes||No|
|MDCC3||Monospecific Direct Coombs C3, B||Yes||No|
|MDCG||Monospecific Direct Coombs IgG, B||Yes||No|
|ABID2||Antibody Identification, RBC||Yes||No|
|SPAG||Special Red Cell Ag Typing||Yes||No|
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
If the antibody screen is positive, then antibody identification will be performed.
The following tests may also be ordered and performed as part of antibody identification: monospecific direct Coombs, special red cell antigen typing, antibody elution, and antibody absorption.
ABSCM: Two-Cell Panel Antibody Screen
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
Indirect Antiglobulin Test
Red Cell Antibody Screen
Type and Screen
Second ID 32816, Location DTL
Second ID 32817, Location DTL