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What are AABB standards?

What are AABB standards?

AABB Standards combine internationally accepted quality management system requirements with relevant technical requirements for each discipline. As such, the Standards can serve as the basis for accreditation anywhere in the world.

What tube is used for antibody screen?

Specimen Requirements If antibody identification is necessary, the entire volume of this lavender-top tube will be required.)

What color is EDTA tube?

Pink-top tube (EDTA) This tube contains EDTA as an anticoagulant. These tubes are preferred for blood bank tests.

What blood tube colors are for which test?

Blood Collection Tubes

Tube cap color Additive Common laboratory tests
Lavender or pink Potassium EDTA Hematology and blood bank
Gray Sodium fluoride, and sodium or potassium oxalate Glucose (especially when testing will be delayed), blood alcohol, lactic acid

What does AABB mean?

American Association of Blood Banks
Since its inception in 1947, the association has grown to represent much more than the “American Association of Blood Banks.” The association instituted a name change in 2005 to more accurately reflect its interests and diverse membership and is now known only by its initialism: AABB.

What is AABB certification?

AABB accreditation is an international mark of excellence that demonstrates your facility’s commitment to quality and safety to patients, donors, regulatory agencies, insurance companies and more.

What color tube is type and screen?

ORDERING INFORMATION: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3207 Geisinger Epic ID: 15475
Specimen type: Whole Blood
Preferred collection container: 6 mL pink-top K2 EDTA tube
Alternate Collection Container: Lavender-top (K2 EDTA) microcollection tube

What is D antibody?

Anti-D is a powerful antibody that protects babies from Rhesus D Haemolytic Disease of the Foetus and Newborn, or HDN, a disease in which a mother’s body creates an antibody that destroys her unborn child’s red blood cells. HDN can cause anaemia and jaundice leading to heart failure, brain damage and still birth.

What color tube is used for sodium test?


Red No additive 7.0 mL
Light Blue 3.2% Sodium Citrate 4.5 mL
Gold Top (Serum Separator, “SST”) Contains separating gel and clot activator 6.0 mL
Light Blue – Yellow Label on Tube Thrombin 2.0 mL

What color tube is used for lipid panel?

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or green-top (lithium heparin) tube. Do not use oxalate, EDTA, or citrate plasma.

What color tube is used for whole blood?

Send plasma in a plastic transport tube labeled “Plasma, EDTA.” Send whole blood in a lavender-top tube.

What color tube is used for DNA testing?

Preferred Samples. CONTAINER: Purple top (EDTA) tube (preferred). Yellow top (citric acetate) or grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) tube also accepted.

What is the phenotypic ratio of the AABB X AABB cross?

A Punnet Square for the AaBb x AaBb cross is shown below. Rather than the 9:3:3:1 seqregation of phenotypes normally seen with an AaBb x AaBb dihybrid cross, the phenotypic ratio is 9:3:4. There are only three different phenotypes for hair color, agouti, black and albino.

What does AABB stand for in blood management?

AABB is committed to providing premier patient blood management resources and services that can assist you and your institution in your efforts to improve the quality of the care you provide and, where possible, to promote evidence-based transfusion medicine best practices.

Can you use AABB material without prior permission?

Such facilities may do so without prior permission from the copyright holder, AABB. However, other publishers, content aggregators, course pack developers, and website administrators must obtain permission in advance for use of the material. METHOD 1-1. SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Principle