|Alternate:||Hold for Transfusion|
|Includes:||Physician to determine|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Held for 3 days|
|Container:||Purple top tube or 3 purple Microtainers|
|Temperature:||Room temperature for transport. Refrigerated for storage.|
|Rejection:||Improper labeling or wrong collection tube.|
|Uses:||The "hold" is to hold a specimen collected at the same time as a CBC so that if a transfusion becomes necessary based on CBC results, the patient will not have to be redrawn.|
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