Blood Group Type (ABO GROUP AND RH TYPE)

No Doctor visit is required for this Labtest

Blood Group Type (ABO GROUP AND RH TYPE)

$ 19.00

Detail Description

Clinical Significance
Alternative Names are (Type and Group, Blood Type) ABO Group and Rh Type - ABO type and Rh are needed to identify candidates for Rh immune globulin and to assess the risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Immune Agglutination

Preferred Specimen(s)
5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (pink-top) tube

Alternative Specimen(s)
ACD (yellow-top) tube, red-top tube (no gel), cord blood or EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Minimum Volume
5 mL

Collection Instructions
If submitting with a CBC, HbA1c, or any other test requiring an EDTA (lavender-top) tube, please submit a separate tube for this test

Transport Container
EDTA (pink-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
Reject Criteria
Gross hemolysis • Serum separator tube (SST)

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