Name: ABO and Rh Typing
Test Name: ABO and Rh Typing
Health Link Test Code: ABO
LIS Test Code: GRH
CPT Code(s): 86900, 86901
ABO group and Rh type
Included In: This test is included in Type and Screen.
Methodology: Hemagglutination, Microtube Column Agglutination, or Solid-Phase
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 8 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Lavender top
Also Acceptable: Pink top tube
Indicate collection date and time on specimen.
Collection Volume: 4 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Red cells and plasma
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.