ABO/Rh Type, Blood

Test Code
BB Blood Type and Rh. - NOCO


CPT Codes
86900-ABO 86901-Rh type

Preferred Specimen
10 mL whole blood in original Lavender top (EDTA)


Minimum Volume
5 mL (0.5 mL for pediatric)
Note: For neonate requirements see Neonate Minimum Blood Volumes


Specimen Stability
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 10 days


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Any hemolysis, < 5 mL for adult


Methodology
Tube Agglutination/Solid Phase Red Cell Adherance

Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday; Continuously


Report Available
Same day


Reference Range
No established reference values


Performing Laboratory
Banner Fort Collins Medical Center Laboratory
McKee Medical Center Laboratory
North Colorado Medical Center Laboratory
 



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.