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Cord Blood, ABO/Rh Typing and DAT

Cord Blood, ABO/Rh Typing and DAT (CORDBB) Transfusion Service Lab Test

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

Test Component:

ABO group and Rh type and Direct Antigloublin Test

Methodology: Hemagglutination

Clinical Information:

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.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Lavender top

Also Acceptable: Red top

Collection Volume: 2 mL

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

24-48 hours for DAT testing, and 10 days for ABO/Rh testing

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Red cells

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

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.