LEUKOCYTE REDUCED RED CELLS (007-0130) "LEUKOCYTE REDUCED RED CELLS"
Synonyms: Filtered RBCs, Leukocyte Depleted RBC, Leuko-poor RBC
Order Mnemonic: BILL LPC
Test Includes: ABO, Rh type, antibody screen and crossmatch
Lab: Blood Bank
Request Form: Blood Bank Blood Component Request
Collection: Routine venipuncture
Causes for Rejection: Specimen improperly labeled, requisition incomplete, SST/serum separator tube. Does not meet the Transfusion Indications Criteria.
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at the Blood Bank lab, McCullough 5.102
Turnaround Time: 2 hours
Special Instructions: RBCs are leukocyte reduced by filtration. Once filtered, the product is considered CMV safe. All requests must include requesting physician’s name and ID number, patient's name, UH #, patient location, clinical information/diagnosis. Request form must be filled out completely and all information must be legible.
Volume: 5 mL blood
Minimum Volume: 3 mL blood
Container: Lavender-topped tube (EDTA)
Reviewed/Revised 6/27/2010 by T. Moore, MT(ASCP)SBB