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
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