Culture Transfusion Reaction, Unit

Includes gram stain & culture

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Sample from blood bank unit suspicious of causing rxn

Testing Frequency: Daily, Gram stain performed STAT

Transport Container
XST, Sterile Container

Transport Temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 5 days refrigerated

Includes STAT gram stain & routine culture

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.