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.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Do not freeze. Transport 7 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum or plasma separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Includes D, C, E, c, e.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86906

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0013019 Probable Rh Phenotype 10331-7
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Aliases
  • C,E,c,e phenotyping
  • Rh Phenotyping
Antigen Testing, Rh Phenotype