Reference Lab

Blood Bank of Delmarva’s reference laboratory is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and timely turnaround times to meet our customer’s needs. The Reference Laboratory can provide two main services:

  1. Reference laboratory testing to assist in resolving patient antibody problems.
  2. Providing specialized blood products for transfusion.

Testing Services

  • High volume donor testing for RBC products in partnership with NYBC-E National Center for Blood Group Genomics
  • Patient HEA and RHCE DNA Testing performed within NYBC-E
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Resolution of complex red cell alloantibody problems
  • Warm and cold autoantibodies
  • Direct antiglobulin test
  • Prenatal antibody titrations
  • ABO discrepancy resolution
  • Adsorption and elution
  • Multiple Myeloma patient work-ups
  • Limited Transfusion Service Activities

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