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ABO Group & Rh Type
0010003
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
IRL-ABORH
Methodology
Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze red cells.
Transport 7 mL whole blood (plain red). OR 3 mL whole blood (EDTA).
Pediatric: Transport 0.5 mL (10 drops) whole blood. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
ABO Typing: A, B, AB, O
Rh Typing: Rh positive/Rh negative
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86900; 86901
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0010248ABORh882-1
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Aliases
  • Blood Type
  • Blood Typing
  • Grouping and Rh, Blood
  • Type & Rh