Clinics and Departments

Laboratory Services

Lab Dept:

Transfusion Services

Test Name:

BLOOD BANK ADDITIONAL ORDERS

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

BBAD

Synonyms:

Transfusion Order Modification; Blood Bank Additional Orders; BB Add; BB Added Tests

CPT Codes:

Dependent on specific add on testing

Test Includes:

Communication mechanism from the patient care areas to the Transfusion Service.

Logistics

Test Indications:

To modify existing Blood Bank orders

Lab Testing Sections:

Transfusion Service

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6824

STP Lab: 651-220-6558

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

See original order criteria.

Special Instructions:

Required order details include: number of units (or mL’s), special requests, time and date needed and transfusion indicator. Refer to Guidelines for Transfusion.

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Refer to specific add on test

Container:

Refer to specific add on test

Draw Volume:

Refer to specific add on test

Collection:

Refer to specific add on test

Special Processing:

Refer to specific add on test

Patient Preparation:

Refer to specific add on test

Sample Rejection:

Refer to specific add on test

Interpretive

Reference Range:

Refer to specific add on test

Limitations:

Refer to specific add on test

Methodology:

Refer to specific add on test

Contraindications:

If pretransfusion specimen testing is required, order a Type and Screen.

References:

Refer to specific add on test (May 2009)



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