ABO & Rh type, infant-3480

Test info

  
ABO & Rh type, infant
  
3480
  
LAB3480
  
IAB
  
Blood type
Infant ABORH
  
  • 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.
  • Rh
    • Rh negative results may reflex to weak D testing
  

Test is for infants <4 months old

Specimen

  

Infants must be <4 months old

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
2 - microtainer tubes (EDTA)
  

Labelling 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 tubes unspun

  

Two (2) Microtainer - lavender (EDTA) tubes

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis

Performance

  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Agglutination

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

  
86900
86901

Tracking

  
11/23/2004
  
02/24/2020
  
02/11/2020