Crossmatch

crossmatch

Serologic crossmatch Transfusion medicine An agglutination test that determines donor-recipient blood compatibility. See Electronic crossmatch, Immediate spin crossmatch, Major crossmatch, Minor crossmatch.
Crossmatch
Major crossmatch Patient serum–which may contain antibodies is cross-reacted against the donor's red cells and
Minor crossmatch Patient RBCs are incubated with donor serum, this is of less clinical significance; it reveals donor antibodies against uncommon antigens–eg Cw, -Wra, -Lia 

Crossmatch

A laboratory test done to confirm that blood from a donor and blood from the recipient are compatible.
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Orders may include blood typing and red cell antibody screening (TIS) or a type and crossmatch (T/C).
For each serum sample, the participant reported crossmatch results as either "negative" or "positive," and the method employed (tube, solid phase red cell adherence [SPRCA], gel, electronic/computer, or LMWT); for tube testing, the phase of testing was also reported (immediate spin, antihuman globulin [AHG] crossmatch with immunoglobulin G AHG, or AHG crossmatch with polyspecific AHG) and the additive solution (saline, albumin, low ionic strength solution [LISS], or polyethylene glycol [PEG]).
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