ABO & Rh (D antigen typing)

Indications Determination of patient's ABO group and Rh type
Method Standard test tube methodology, Hemagglutination
Sample Requirements EDTA tube, separator gel tube is not acceptable.
Requested Volume 1 full 7 ml EDTA sample
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume Minimum volume: 1 full 7 ml EDTA sample
Pediatric: 1 full 3 ml EDTA sample; neonate: 2 full 0.5 ml EDTA microtainers
Sample Information Alternate tube: 1 red top tube or ACDA (light yellow top)
Shipping Information Ship at ambient temperature

Send samples to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Immunohematology Reference Laboratory
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Requisition Form RFT-Request for Testing Transfusion Services
Transaction Code 3103-00
CPT Codes 86900 & 86901
Test Schedule Monday through Sunday
Turn around Time (analytic time) 24 hours if weekday; 48 hours if weekend
Report/ Results Fax number required to receive report