|Serum No Gel & EDTA|
Pre heated 4 mL EDTA tube and 10 mL plain tube. Tubes,needles and syringes must be pre-warmed at 37oC and specimen placed into a thermos flask ( obtained from the laboratory) and transported to the laboratory immediately. Cold specimens may give erroneous results.
Investigation of cold agglutinin specificity, thermal range and titre by consultation with Haematologist
Tubes warmed to 37oC are available from the Core laboratory
Report will indicate whether cold agglutinins are present
Laboratory Use Only