ABO Group and Rh Type : 7788

Message
If submitting with any other test requiring whole blood, please submit a separate whole blood tube for the ABO group and type.

Test Code
QABORH or 7788

Alias/See Also
Type and Group, Blood Type

CPT Codes
86900, 86901

Instructions
EDTA lavender or pink-top tube or ACD-A or ACD-B (yellow-top) tube.

Transport Container
Submit 5 mL (Min: 1 mL) whole blood tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis, Serum Separator tube.

Methodology
Immune Agglutination

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
4 days  (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
ABO type and Rh are needed to identify candidates for Rh immune globulin and to assess the risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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