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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Granulocyte Antibodies

Recent changes for Granulocyte Antibodies
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
2nd September 2020
Alternative names

Neutrophil Antibodies, Human Neutrophil Antibodies, HNA

Volume (Adults)

12 mL

Preferred Specimen Type

Serum

Blood
Serum

Preferred Container Type

SST

EDTA 10 mL
Plain tube - serum (no Gel)

Collection & Request Instructions

An additional paper request form is required for this test, obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service website at https://transfusion.com.au/node/2337

Test by consultation with Haematologist. COMPLEX COLLECTION GUIDELINES

The samples are to be kept at room temperature (the EDTA must not be refrigerated or frozen)

Collection guidelines are on the bottom of form (links updated 19/06/2020) are obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood website

Neutrophil investigation

https://transfusion.com.au/node/2508

Samples must arrive in the Red Cross Platelet and Neutrophil laboratory within 18 hours post collection and by 9 am the next day for testing

Frequency

Weekly

Granulocyte Antibodies

Alternative Names:Neutrophil Antibodies
Human Neutrophil Antibodies
HNA
Laboratory:Haematology
Test Code:GRAN
Specimen Types:Blood
Serum
Container Types:
EDTA 10 mL
Plain tube - serum (no Gel)
Adults Volume or Mass:12 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Test by consultation with Haematologist. COMPLEX COLLECTION GUIDELINES

The samples are to be kept at room temperature (the EDTA must not be refrigerated or frozen)

Collection guidelines are on the bottom of form (links updated 19/06/2020) are obtainable from the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood website

Neutrophil investigation

https://transfusion.com.au/node/2508

Samples must arrive in the Red Cross Platelet and Neutrophil laboratory within 18 hours post collection and by 9 am the next day for testing

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Australian Red Cross Blood Service