ABO and RH Type

Laboratory:Blood Bank

Test ID/Workstation: ABORH MBBNK

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Lavender (EDTA)tube

Collection Volume: < 4 months: 2 lavender (EDTA) microtainers; 4months-6 years: 1, 6mL lavender (EDTA) tube (5mL minimum); >6 years: 1, 6mL lavender (EDTA) tube (5mL minimum); Sickle Patient: 2, 6mL lavender top (EDTA) tubes

Cause for rejection: Improperly labeled specimen,gross hemolysis

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Tube Testing

Special Instructions: Label the tube with a patient identification label (2 identifiers). Collector employee ID#, date, and time must be added to the label at collection.

Special Instructions: All Blood Bank specimens must be accompanied by a completely filled out Blood Bank Requisition to include two signatures at the time of specimen collection.

Mislabeled Blood Bank Specimens will not be processed,regardless of the situation. Specimens for Blood Bank testing with any type of mismatched or missing information must be redrawn.

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

Synonyms: ABO Type & RH; Blood Type; Type & RH; Blood Grouping & Rh Typing

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