ABO type, Rh type and DAT, cord-12787

Test info

  
ABO type, Rh type and DAT, cord
  
12787
  
LAB12787
  
Blood type
Direct antiglobulin test
  
  • 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 weak D testing

Specimen

  
Cord blood
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Any combination of the cord ABO, Rh and/or DAT testing can be perfomed off of one (1) 4mL EDTA tube

  
4.0 mL
  

Avoid contamination with Wharton's jelly

Labelling instructions:
Tube must be labeled as "cord blood".

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.

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated - 3 days

Sample should be obtained no more than 24 hours prior to testing but may be used up to 3 days post collection. Testing of older specimens may show decreased antibody reactivity.

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis

Performance

  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Agglutination

Clinical and Interpretive info

Billing

  
86900 - ABO
86901 - Rh
86880 - DAT

Tracking

  
06/12/2017
  
02/24/2020
  
02/11/2020