ABO and Rh Type
Centralized Core Laboratory:Blood Bank
Red top glass (no anticoagulant) tube or red microtube
1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis
Daily, 24 hours
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.
OC Power Word:
ABO Type & Rh; Blood Type; Type & Rh; Blood Grouping & Rh Typing