ABO Grouping and Rho(D) Typing

Alternate Name: ABO_RH_LC

  | Blood type; blood group; type and Rh

SAL Code:

120

CPT:

86900, 86901

Turn Around Time:

1-2 days

Setup:

Daily

Department:

Blood Type

Methodology:

Hemagglutination

Specimen Requirements:

Primary Tube:

Lavender

Primary Substance:

Whole Blood EDTA

Temperature

Period

Stable Ambient:

7 days

Stable Fridge:

7 days

Clinical Info:

Determination of ABO blood group and Rh type for transfusion candidates. Group and typing of expectant mothers and newborns may indicate potential for ABO hemolytic disease of the fetus/newborn. Rh typing is used to determine Rh immune globulin candidacy for prenatal and postpartum patients.

Additional Information:

If a CBC and/or an antibody screening test is ordered with this test, please submit a separate 4 mL specimen for each test.

Sample Collection:

Collect patient samples using standard phlebotomy techniques. Click here for additional collection instructions.

Test Information:

Components:

Component Name CPT Loinc
ABO Grouping 883-9
Rh Factor 86901 10331-7