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ABO and Rh Typing (2nd collection for UNOS), Neonatal

ABO and Rh Typing (2nd collection for UNOS), Neonatal (NTXPABO) Transfusion Service Lab Test

Name: ABO and Rh Typing (2nd collection for UNOS), Neonatal

Test Name: ABO and Rh Typing (2nd collection for UNOS), Neonatal

Health Link Test Code: NTXPABO

LIS Test Code: NTXPABO

CPT Code(s): 86900, 86901

Test Component:

ABO group and Rh type

Methodology: Hemagglutination, Microtube Column Agglutination, or Solid-Phase

Clinical Information:

Second ABO and Rh type to be performed for transplant patients per UNOS requirements.

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 8 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Lavender microtainer

Collection Instructions:

Indicate collection date and time on specimen.

Collection Volume: Full tube

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

10 days

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Red cells and plasma

Specimen Processing:

Do not open or centrifuge tube.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Transfusion Service or send to tube station 134.

Unacceptable Criteria:

Specimens collected in red cap with yellow ring (SST) tubes, or green cap with yellow ring (PST) tubes, are not acceptable.