ABO & Rh type-6133

Test info

  
ABO & Rh type
  
6133
  
LAB6133
  
BLT
  
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.
  • Rh
    • A weak D (Du) Typing is performed for the following
      patients at additional charge if Rh (D) typing is negative :
      • Rh negative cord blood samples
      • Rh negative OB patients with positive Fetal Maternal Hemorrhage Screens
      • Patients with Rh typing discrepancies (i.e.
        history of Rh pos with current typing of Rh neg)

 

 

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  

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.

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis

Performance

  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Hemagglutination

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.

The Rh blood group system is the secondmost important blood group system, after the ABO blood group system.

Billing

  
86900 - ABO
86901 - Rh

Tracking

  
06/19/2003
  
02/24/2020
  
02/11/2020