Test Catalog

Test ID: ABIDR    
Antibody Identification, RBC

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing positive pretransfusion antibody screens, transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, and autoimmune hemolytic anemias

 

This test is not useful for monitoring the efficacy of Rh-immune globulin administration.

 

This test is not useful for identifying antibodies detected only at 4 degrees C or only after extended room temperature incubation.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DCTRDirect Antiglobulin Test (Poly)YesNo
SPAGRSpecial Red Cell Ag TypingYesNo
STTX25Antibody ElutionNoNo
STTX31Antibody AdsorptionNoNo
STTX32Red Cell Antigen TypingNoNo

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
STTX26Antibody PanelNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following tests may also be ordered and performed as part of antibody identification: Direct Antiglobulin Test (Poly) and its reflexes and Special Red Cell Antigen Typing. Additional reflex charges will be added for Antibody Elution, Antibody Adsorption, Antibody Panels and Special Red Cell Antigen Typings.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Hemagglutination

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

No

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Antibody Identification, RBC

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ABIDR
Antibody Identification, RBC
Antibody Workup
Red Cell Antibody Identification
Antibody Panel