Identify unexpected red blood cell (RBC) antibodies in the patient's serum and, when applicable, in antibodies coating the patient's RBCs. Test is used for prenatal patients only, to identify unexpected RBC antibodies to aid in determining the risk for hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) and to evaluate the patient for Rh immunoglobulin administration. Do not use this test for nonprenatal patients. For nonprenatal patients, order Antibody Identification Package IRL (0013003).
3 (7mL) Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA) AND 1 (7mL) Plain Red.
Do not freeze. Transport 3 (7 mL) whole blood EDTA AND 1 (7 mL) whole blood plain red. (Min: 10 mL EDTA and 3 mL Plain Red)
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
This test is for prenatal patients only. Includes: ABO/Rh Type, Rh Phenotype, Direct Coombs, RBC Antibody Identification by various methods.
Titers will be performed, at an additional charge, on prenatal specimens for clinically significant antibodies.
86900; 86901; 86906; 86880; 86870; additional CPT codes may apply
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0013019||Probable Rh Phenotype||10331-7|
- Newborn/Maternal Antibody Work-Up
- Prenatal Ab ID, RBC