ABO type-6060

Test info

  
ABO type
  
6060
  
86900.1
  
ABO
  
Blood type
  
  • ABO
    • ABO discrepancies may require antibody identification and appropriate serologic or molecular testing to be performed as required. Each technique/panel needed will be charged separately
  

ABO grouping is a test performed to determine an individual's blood type

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Labeling instructions:

Excellian sites:
Tube must be labeled with the patients first and last name and Excellian MRN, date and time of collection and phlebotomist’s A#

Non-Excellian sites:
Tube must be labeled with the patient's first and last name and date of birth, date and time of collection and phlebotomist’s initials.

  

Submit entire specimen; do not spin

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis

Performance

  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Agglutination

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

The ABO system is regarded as the most important blood-group system in transfusion medicine because of severe hemolytic transfusion reactions and, to a lesser degree, hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Billing

  
86900

Tracking

  
03/31/2017
  
02/24/2020
  
02/11/2020