Rh Typing

Test ID: 

706323

CPT code:

86901

Synonyms:

Rh Factor

Clinical Use:

Determine Rh type for transfusion candidates. Rh typing of expectant mothers may indicate potential for Rh hemolytic disease of the fetus/newborn. This typing is also used to determine Rh immune globulin candidacy for prenatal and postpartum patients.

Specimen Type:

Whole blood

Requested Volume: 

4 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Storage Instructions:

Specimens should be tested as soon as possible. Samples that cannot be tested immediately should be stored at 2°C to 8°C. Do not freeze red cells.

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; bacterial or other contamination

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