Services provided

Reference Laboratory provides a wide range of services including the following:

  • Confirmation of antibodies referred by testing laboratories
  • Investigation of antibody problems and provision of cross-matched blood
  • Provision of phenotyped blood
  • Resolution of ABO and Rh(D) typing problems
  • Investigation of positive direct antiglobulin tests / cases of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia
  • Investigation of haemolytic disease of the newborn
  • Monitoring levels (by titration) of antibodies found during routine antenatal screening
  • National Immunohaematology Quality Assurance Programme (NIQAP) (external link)
  • Medical and scientific advice.

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