ATITH - Specimen: Isoagglutinin Titer, Anti-A, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ATITH    
Isoagglutinin Titer, Anti-A, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum Red

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Specimen must arrive within 10 days of draw.


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 2.5 mL

Additional Information:

1. Include patient's blood type and age.

2. If test BTITH / Isoagglutinin Titer, Anti-B, Serum is also requested for Type O patients, 1 tube containing 2.5 mL of serum is acceptable for both tests.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Benign Hematology Test Request Form (T755) with the specimen (

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected


Mild OK; Gross reject






Serum gel tube


Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Serum RedAmbient (preferred)4 days
 Frozen 10 days
 Refrigerated 10 days