ABO GROUP AND Rh TYPE (007-0049,007-0096) "ABO GROUP AND Rh TYPE"
Synonyms: Blood Grouping and Rh Typing, Blood Type, Group and Type, Rh Type, Type and Rh
CPT 4 Code(s): 86900, 86901
Test Order Mnemonic: ABO RH
Test Includes: ABO group and Rh type
Lab: Blood Bank
Request Form: Blood Bank Division Primary Request Form
Collection: Routine venipuncture
Storage Instructions: Refrigerate if delayed
Causes for Rejection: Specimen improperly labeled, requisition incomplete, serum separator tube, gross hemolysis
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at the Blood Bank lab, McCullough 5.102.
Turnaround Time: 2 hours
Special Instructions: All requests must include requesting physician’s name and ID number, patient's name, UH #, patient location, clinical information/diagnosis, identity of phlebotomist and date and time collected. Specimen must be labeled with patient full name, UH # and Date of Collection. Specimen must be transported to the laboratory in a biohazard specimen bag with request form in the pocket of the bag. Request form must be filled out completely and all information must be legible.
Volume: 5 mL blood
Minimum Volume: 3 mL blood
Container: Lavender-topped tube (EDTA)
Reference Ranges: A, B, O, AB, Rh positive or negativeReviewed/Revised 06/27/10 by T.Moore, MT(ASCP)SBB