RBC Antigen Testing Per Antigen
DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
|Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
||Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name and medical
record number. Specimens will be rejected if information is not on the
label when received.
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
24 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Red cell antigens are tested with antisera to determine phenotype.
Tube test, direct or antiglobulin