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Reference Lab testing services

  • ABO, Rh, and Antibody Screening
  • HDN Evaluation (mother and infant)
  • Platelet Compatibility
  • Platelet Crossmatching
  • HLA-matched (Human Leukocyte Antigens) Platelets
  • Kleihauer-Betke (testing for fetomaternal hemorrhage)
  • Donath-Landsteiner Testing
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Antigen Typing (on all antigen-negative red blood cell units)
  • Antibody Identification and Red Cell Crossmatching

Antibody Identification is routinely performed using polyethylene glycol (PEG) as an enhancement media. When identification is complete, hospitals receive verbal reports promptly; final reports are faxed as soon as possible following the completion of testing.

Place an order
Fax your completed Request for Reference Lab Testing order form to 651-332-7008.

Request information
Angela Novotny MT (ASCP) BB, Assistant Manager, Transfusion Support Services at 651-332-7118. Or contact a member of the IRL staff for general information at 651-332-7125.