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. 'Cord blood' 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