ABO/Rh Blood Type

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
ABO/Rh Blood Type
Alternate Name(s)
  • ABO/Rh Gel Card
Test Site
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Blood Typing using gel column agglutination (Ortho ID-Micro Typing System).
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ABO/Rh BLOOD TYPE

14

Method Description
  • Agglutination
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 86900
  • 86901
STAT Allowed
Yes
Draw Status

Cadaveric

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Whole Blood: 1 mL. (500 uL Serum/Plasma, 500 uL Red Blood Cells)
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Whole Blood: 2 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
  • Plasma, Lithium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Citrate - Blue Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Heparin - Green Top Tube
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days (EDTA and Sodium Citrate)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 2 days (Heparin)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 5 days (Serum and ACD)
Transport
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C