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 w/ Weak D
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Blood typing using manual Immucor typing reagents and/or the Immucor NEO platform.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ABO/Rh BLOOD TYPE

14

Method Description
  • Agglutination
  • Solid Red Cell Adherence
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 86900
  • 86901
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
Samples will be tested using a method appropriate for that sample type and condition: |Manual ABO/Rh Reagents: Tube Method |NEO ABO: Plate Method |NEO Weak D (Rh): Solid Red Cell Adherence
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 Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Preferred
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Do not freeze whole blood. |No neutral gel separator tubes.
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 24 hours
  • Refrigerated 1-10°C – 10 days (EDTA)
  • Refrigerated 1-10°C – 21 days (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 1-10°C – 35 days (ACD and Heparin)
Transport
  • Ambient - Up to 24 Hours
  • Refrigerated 1-10°C - Greater than 24 Hours
Notes
EDTA & ACD Plasma: Any method |Serum & Heparin Plasma: Manual tube agglutination only