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Platelet and HLA Antibodies (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:ARC
Medicare rebatable:No
Specimen Types:Serum
Blood
Container Types:
Plain tube- serum (No Gel)
ACD
Plain tube- serum (No Gel)
Adults Volume or Mass:8.5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect at ambient temperature

Test by consultation with Haematologist.

Both Serum and ACD blood tubes required to be collected.

The samples are to be kept at room temperature 

An additional paper request form is required for this test, obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service website at

https://transfusion.com.au/node/2441

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature