ABO Group/Rh Factor, Blood and Plasma or Serum

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Blood and plasma or serum are required. Blood
Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube, and send 3 to 5 mL of blood.
Note: 1. Indicate diagnosis and blood.
2. Label specimen appropriately (blood).
Plasma or Serum
Submit only 1 of the following specimens:
Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Spin specimen down and send 3 to 5 mL of plasma.
Note: 1. Indicate diagnosis and plasma.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. Spin specimen down and send 3 to 5 mL of serum.
Note: 1. Indicate diagnosis and serum.
2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Transport Temperature

Tube Method

Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday

Reference Range
No established reference values

Performed By
North Mississippi Medical Center Pathology Department

Performing Laboratory
NMMC Pathology Department

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.