Test is for infants <4 months old
Infants must be <4 months old
Tube must be labeled with the patients first and last name and Excellian MRN, date and time of collection and phlebotomist’s A#
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
The ABO and Rh typing indicates the presence of 2 of the various blood group systems. The identification of antigens in the ABO and Rh system has its major application in the selection of blood and blood products of the appropriate ABO/Rh type for transfusion therapy and in the determination of the mother's candidacy for Rh immune globulin therapy.
Weak D testing will be performed on all Rh-negative babies