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Test Code 8017 ABO/Rh, Cord Blood

Additional Codes

Mnemonic
CORD

 

Methodology

Tube Testing

Specimen Requirements

Call Transfusion Services at 218-786-4521 to order this test or to inquire about cord blood availability.

 

Specimen Type: Cord blood

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Additional Information:

1. Specimen must be labeled with mother’s full name (first and last) and medical record number. Unlabeled cord blood will be discarded.

2. Cord blood is available for testing for 7 days post delivery.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient/Refrigerate OK/Frozen NO

Day(s) Test Set Up

Upon request

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86900-ABO

86901-Rh (D)

Performing Laboratory

Trasnfusion Services -

Central Region: St. Joseph's Medical Center Lab

East Region: Deer River Hospital Lab, SMDC Clinical Lab, Virginia Hospital Lab

West Region: Fargo Hospital Lab, Fosston Hospital Lab, St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes Hospital Lab