DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
Type Cord Blood
|Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Specimen must be labeled with mother's first and last name and medical
number. If twins, "CORD A or CORD B" must be written on specimen label. Specimens will be rejected if information is not on the specimen label when received.
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Cord blood samples only have a forward type performed. No routine
testing is performed when mothers are Rh positive and not
alloimmunized. A blood type will be performed when mothers are Rh
negative or mother's blood type is unknown.
ABO 86900, Rh 86901