Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

3805

ABO Group and RH

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Cord Blood in One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Cord Blood in One Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 6 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 10 mL (Min:3 mL) Cord Blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Label specimen with patient's full name and second identifier such as medical record number, DOB or SS#. Include date, time, and phlebotomist's initials. For possible transfusion use Positive Identification Wristband.
    Stability for transfusion samples: 72 hours 
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Specimen not properly labeled
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Agglutination
  • Precipitation
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86900
  • 86901
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 3806 - ABO
  • 3807 - RH
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