Name: Cord Blood, ABO/Rh Typing and DAT
Test Name: Cord Blood, ABO/Rh Typing and DAT
Health Link Test Code: CORDBB
LIS Test Code: CORDBB
CPT Code(s): 86900, 86901, 86880
ABO group and Rh type and Direct Antigloublin Test
This test is recommended if the mother is Rh negative, or if hemolytic disease of the newborn is suspected.
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Lavender top
Also Acceptable: Red top
Collection Volume: 2 mL
24-48 hours for DAT testing, and 10 days for ABO/Rh testing
Sample Analyzed: Red cells
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Do not open or centrifuge tube.
Transport specimen to UWHC Transfusion Service or send to tube station 134.
Specimens collected in red cap with yellow ring (SST) tubes, or green cap with yellow ring (PST) tubes, are not acceptable.