Laboratory Services

OB Profile w/out HIV

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
OB Profile w/out HIV
Synonym(s)

OB, Prenatal

Test ID
P-OB
Specimen Type

Whole blood, serum

Specimen Requirements

2 Lavender EDTA  and 1 SST and 1 Pink EDTA

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

Serum samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e. >5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration.
EDTA tubes: Invert tube 8 to 10 times immediately after collection

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic samples. Frozen samples. Bacterial contamination.

Limitations

Abnormal plasma proteins, cold autoagglutinins, positive direct antiglobulin test, and, in some cases, bacteremia may interfere with test interpretation.

Methodology

Hemagglutination/gel filtration

Estimated TAT

1-3 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

Test Includes

ABORH, ABS, CBC, HBSAG, RUBG, TREPGM

CPT Code(s)

85025
86762
86780
86850
86900
86901
87340

Minimum Sample Volume

Rub/Hep/Trep: 1 ml serum
CBC: 0.5 ml
Blood Bank: 6mL

Reflex Conditions

If antibody screen is positive, antibody ID will be performed

Performing Lab

Incyte Diagnostics

LOINC Code(s)

See individual tests