Nov 21, 2017




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Kleihauer-Betke Stain

Kleihauer-Betke Stain (HCBETKE) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: Kleihauer-Betke Stain

Test Name: Kleihauer-Betke Stain

Health Link Test Code: HCBETKE

LIS Test Code: BETKE

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Lavender top

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL

Stability Refridgerated:

24 hours

Specimen Processing:

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of collection.

Specimen Transport:

After specimen collection is completed, transport entire specimen to the University Hospital laboratory. Transport with coolant pack. If transport is delayed, keep specimen refrigerated.


No fetal cells seen.

Interpretation Type: Expected Results