PRENATAL PANEL 2

Mnemonic

PN2

Synonym

GSRMC PN11

Includes

Blood Group and Rh Type, Antibody Screen, RPR , Rubella Screen, Hbs Ag , CBC, Prenatal Glucose Challenge (1hour 50 gm of glucose)

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

One full 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA), One full 10.0 mL lavender (EDTA), two (SST) top tubes

Handling

Refrigerate all specimens. Lavender top for CBC must be at least half full and not over 24 hours old. Do not overfill, to avoid clotting. The one 10 mL lavender tops for blood type and antibody screen must be labeled appropriately. See Blood Bank Collection Guidelines.

Preferred Volume

One full 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) and one 10 ml lavender (EDTA), two gold (SST) top tubes

Minimum Volume

One full 4.0 mL, one full 2.0 mL lavender (EDTA) and one gold (SST) top tubes

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimen too old, grossly hemolyzed, frozen, incorrect specimen container, clotted or less than half full (CBC), or incorrectly labeled

Stability

Refrigerated: 24 hours for CBC, 72 hours for blood type and antibody screen; Frozen: Unacceptable for some tests

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Method

See specific test.

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

See specific test.

CPT Codes

86900, 86901, 86850, 86592, 86762, 87340, 85025, 86593, 86781, 87341, 82950

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:22 AM