Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Circulating Antibody (A and B)

CMH Lab Section
Transfusion Services

Specimen Requirements
1 mL blood in EDTA lavender tube

Availability
STAT
Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1-hour
Routine: 2-4 hours

Methodology
tube testing; testing utilized for assessment of IgM antibodies in immunodeficient patients

Ranges
Normal Patient:
Patient ABO A cell B cell
A negative  
B   negative
AB negative negative


Any positive result obtained would indicate a positive Circulating Antibody

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