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ABO & RH Type  (ABORH, ABORH INFANT)

Synonyms:  Blood Type
Specimen:  Blood; (1) Purple (EDTA) top vacutainer tube preferred. (1) Red (no preservative) top vacutainer tube is acceptable.
                        Volume:  Full primary tube
Minimum Volume:  1mL whole blood
Collection:  Submit the primary tube for testing. Refrigerate at 2-8°C for 3 days.
Storage:  Refrigerate at 2-8 degrees C
Rejection Criteria:  Incorrect specimen type; improper storage; age of sample; improper labeling.
Reference Range:  Group A, B, AB and O; Rh negative and positive
Methodology:  Hemagglutination
Test Use:  Determine ABO Blood Group and RH Type
Additional Information:  No Additional Information Listed
Testing Includes:  ABO Blood Group and Rh Type.
Testing Facility:  AnMed Health Laboratory