ABO A1 Subtype

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
ABO A1 Subtype
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Determination of A1 and non-A1 subtypes
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ABO A1 SUBTYPE

1807

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, Lithium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Citrate - Blue Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Preferred
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Test as soon as possible after collection. |Do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 2 days (Heparin)
Transport
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C
Notes
No neutral gel separator tubes. |ACD plasma is not suitable for A subtyping. A different sample type should be used for A subtyping if the ABO/Rh group was obtained with ACD plasma.