ABO & Rh type

Alphabetical Test listing

ABO & Rh type-6133

ABO & Rh type
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



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
AHL - Blood Bank: B
Routine: 1 - 3 days
STAT testing is available


Column-agglutination, agglutination


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 second most important blood group system, after the ABO blood group system.

86900 - ABO
86901 - Rh