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.
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 Name
0010248ABORh
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Cross References
  • Blood Type
  • Blood Typing
  • Grouping and Rh, Blood
  • Type & Rh