Rh type, cord

Alphabetical Test listing

Rh type, cord-6089

  
Rh type, cord
  
6089
  
86901.2
  
RHC
  
Rhesus factor
  

If RhD is negative, may reflex to Weak D test

  

Detection of the D (RH1) antigen on red blood cells. May be used in the determination of the mother's candidacy for Rh immune globulin therapy.

 

  
Cord blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
  • Avoid contamination with Wharton's jelly
  • Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion, 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

    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.


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

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated - 3 days

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis
  
AHL - Blood Bank: B
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Agglutination

  

A positive test indicates the presence of the D antigen.

  

The Rh blood group system is the second most important blood group system, after the ABO blood group system

  
86901
  
10/19/2015
  
03/02/2022
  
03/01/2022