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Epic Code LAB8950 ABO/Rh

Important Note

Specimens for Blood Bank must have 2 signatures on the specimen written in ink that is resistant to smearing. See Collection Information for more info.

Test Name Alias

ABO/ Rh | 8477 | Blood type

Interface Order Alias

60006

Icons & Photos

6 mL Pink Top (EDTA) 3 mL Lavender Top (EDTA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 6 mL Pink Top (EDTA) or 3 mL Lavender Top (EDTA)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 6.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? No*

Microtainer acceptable: No*

* Acceptable if unable to obtain a venipuncture.

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert EDTA tube(s) 8 - 10 times after collection.
  • BB 2 SIGNERS: Specimens for Blood Bank must have 2 signatures on the specimen written in ink that is resistant to smearing:
    • User ID's or initials of collectors/witnesses
      • Outpatient collection: The patient may serve as witness and initial the tube label.
      • Policytech reference #6476
    • Specimen must be labeled in the presence of the patient with:
      • Patient's first and last name
      • Unique identification number (MRN)
      • Date of collection
    • If there is any question as to the validity of the specimen identification or an inconsistency between current and previous results, a new specimen must be collected.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood EDTA

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

Transport Temperature: Ambient or Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerate: 10 days

Laboratory Retention: 10 days

Pennock Hospital: testing must be completed within 48 hours of collection and stored refrigerated

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Reference range is not available.

Performing Department

BLOOD BANK

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health Butterworth Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Tube technique

United Hospital: Tube technique or solid phase

Reed City Hospital: Column Agglutination

Pennock Hospital: Tube Technique or Echo

 

CPT

86900-LAB-ABO,                                                          
86901-LAB-RH-TYPING 3

CDM Code

80102357

Epic Test ID

1230100285

LOINC

ABO/Rh Interp: 882-1

Beaker LOINC

LOINC Not available

Additional Information

PoilcyTech Reference ID #6463,#6570, #6571, #6476

Reviewed Date

1/29/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ABO/RH
Beaker Display Name: ABO/Rh
BEAKER TEST NAME: ABO & RH
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: ABO & Rh

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: BB 2 SIGNERS

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BW BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BW BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BW BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
BR BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
BR BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
GM BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
GM BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
KL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
KL BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
LH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
LH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
PH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
PH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
RC BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
RC BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
UN BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
UN BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient
ZH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAV TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Acceptable)-Ambient
ZH BLOOD BANK: 6 ML PINK EDTA R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH BLOOD BANK: LAVENDER (EDTA) MICROTAINER (Acceptable)-Refrigerated