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Test Code LAB895/1610/ABORH ABO GROUP AND RH TYPE

Important Note

Blood Bank

Specimen Type

1 LAVENDER TOP EDTA TUBE

Specimen Required

MIN: 2.0 ML WHOLE BLOOD

PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS

INPATIENT: BRING DIRECTLY TO LABORATORY, WITHOUT DELAY.

 

CENTRAL PROCESSING:
DO NOT CENTRIFUGE
BRING DIRECTLY TO BLOOD BANK.

 

OUTPATIENT:

DO NOT CENTRIFUGE.

KEEP AT ROOM TEMPERATURE OR REFRIGERATED.

METHOD

HEMAGGLUTINATION

Specimen Retention Time

5 DAYS

TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE

ROOM TEMPERATURE
OR
REFRIGERATED

DAY(S) TEST PERFORMED

DAILY

CPT

ABO: 86900
Rh: 86901

LOINC

882-1

SYNONYMS

GROUP AND TYPE
BLOOD TYPE

SPECIMEN STABILITY FOR TESTING

REFRIGERATED UP TO 5 DAYS

Additional Information

SPECIMEN MUST BE LABELED WITH PATIENT FIRST AND LAST NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, DATE AND TIME OF COLLECTION, AND THE INITIALS OF THE PERSON COLLECTING.

 

IF SPECIMEN MAY BE USED FOR TRANSFUSION IN THE FUTURE, THE SPECIMEN MUST BE DRAWN BY SPARROW PERSONNEL.

 

PROVIDE TRANSFUSION HISTORY (WITHIN LAST 3 MONTHS) AND DIAGNOSIS, AS AVAILABLE.

TEST INCLUDES

ABO
Rh