ABO and Rh Type

Centralized Core Laboratory:Blood Bank

Test ID/Workstation: ABORH BBANK

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top glass (no anticoagulant) tube or red microtube

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)

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.

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: 330-543-8723

TAT: 30 minutes

Additional Info: -

CPT Code: 86900

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

Requisition Form
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