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CORD BLOOD TESTING

Item Value
Approval req'd? no
Available Stat? yes
Test code CDEV/CBS
Performed by? Blood Bank
Sendout? no
In House Availability 24 hours/ 7 days
Container type 10 mL pink top tube
Amount to Collect 10 mL
Collection Instructions The blood drawer must sign the Blood Bank Requisition, in the "collected by" space.
Sample type Cord Blood
Special instructions Cord blood specimens must be labeled with the mother's name and MRN . The requisition must have the mother's name and MRN and the newborn's name and MRN.
References AABB Technical Manual, 16th Edition, 2008.
CPT coding 86880, 86900, 86901
Last Updated 5/4/2012 2:21:13 PM
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