Blood Bank

Version 12/1/2005, 3/16/09

TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

The area code is 734.

 

Main Laboratory

936-6888

Transfusion & Apheresis Service

After Hours, holidays and week-ends

936-6900

 

Page the Pathology House Officer On Call. Call 936-6888 to obtain the name and pager number.

Reference Laboratory

936-6870

Human Progenitor Cell Laboratory

936-6867

   

TYPE & SCREEN MINIMUM SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS

 

Adult:

7 mL

Child:

5-12 yr

5 mL

1-5 yr

3 mL

0 to 1 yr

2 mL

Pink top EDTA tubes are the specimen of choice.

 

Plastic Red Top Tubes and Serum separator tubes are not suitable for Blood Bank testing.