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Test Code LAB8004 ABO/Rh for Non-Obstetrics

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC  EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
ABO & RH LAB8004 ABORH

 

Methodology

Tube Testing

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must be tested within 5 days of draw.

 

EDTA whole blood is required.

 

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Tube: Pink top (K2EDTA) -Lavender-top (EDTA) tube is also acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 6 mL of K2EDTA whole blood

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Send specimens in original tubes.

Additional Information: Label specimens appropriately (K2EDTA) and for Blood Bank (see Transfusion Services in Special Instructions).

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

Transfusion Services-

Central Region: St. Joseph's Medical Center Lab

East Region: Deer River Hospital Lab, Northern Pines Lab, Sandstone Hospital Lab, SMDC Clinical Lab, Virginia Hospital Lab

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

Special Instructions