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ABO/Rh

Test Name: ABO/Rh
Alternate Description: Blood Type
LIS Code:
Lab Section:

Blood Bank

Fluid Type:

Whole Blood

Test Includes:

ABO Rh and Antibody Screen

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Pink EDTA Tube

Container (Whole Blood Required):

7 ml whole blood in a Pink EDTA Tube or whole blood in lavender microtainer

Additional Test Information:

No gel tops or hemolysis

Specimen Stability:

72 hours if refrigerated

Specimen Transport:

Room Temperature

Test Results:

Reported in ABO and Rh Groups

Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Stat Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

1 hour after receipt of specimen

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

No processing. Keep at room temperature until courier pickup.