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Antigen Testing, Rh Phenotype
0013019
Ordering Recommendation

Antigen testing for D, C, E, c, and e to assess maternal, paternal, or newborn Rh phenotype status.

Mnemonic
IRL-RHPHEN
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
Lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 7 mL whole blood. (Min: 2 mL)
Pediatric:
Transport 0.5 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum or plasma separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
Includes D, C, E, c, e.
CPT Code(s)
86906
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0013019Probable Rh Phenotype
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Aliases
  • C,E,c,e phenotyping
  • Rh Phenotyping