Cord Blood Typing

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours Mon-Fri

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Cord Blood Typing
Alternate Name(s)
  • Cord Blood ABO
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
ABO and Rh typing for cord blood samples using gel column agglutination (Ortho ID-Micro Typing System).
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ABORh / CORD BLOOD

135

Method Description
  • Agglutination
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 86900
  • 86901
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

Cord Blood

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Red Blood Cells: 250 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Red Blood Cells: 500 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Cord Blood
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Citrate - Blue Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Preferred
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Test may only be used for cord blood samples collected in or transferred to tubes. Do not send other blood samples or donor bags. |Do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days (EDTA and Sodium Citrate)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 5 days (Serum and ACD)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Expiration of unit (CPD Aliquot Tubes)
Transport
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C