Anti-A and Anti-B Titres for ABO Incompatible Renal Transplants
(Blood Transfusion)
Investigation : Anti-A and Anti-B Titres for ABO Incompatible Renal Transplants
Specimen type : K3E Crossmatch K3EDTA
Spec container : 6ml (PINK) 
Volume required : 1 full 6ml sample
Reference range : N/A
Turnaround : As required - Contact The Transfusion Laboratory
Special sample requirements
  • Fully labelled and not haemolysed.
  • Request must stipulate anti-A or anti-B titre for ABO incompatible renal transplant.
  • Sample and request must be handwritten
  • Patient Preparation None
    Storage Requirements The sample tube should be transferred to the laboratory for storage between 2-8°C.
    Turnaround time As required contact Transfusion Laboratory.
    Clinical Application For use with transplantation of ABO-mismatched kidneys.
    Clinical Interpretation Please refer to Renal Transplant Team
    EQA Scheme NEQAS
    CPA/UKAS Accredited LCL Transfusion laboratories are accredited to ISO 15189 by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for the clinical services they provide. They are also licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for the services that fall under the Blood Safety and Quality Regulations (BSQR).


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