Genotyping, Red Cell Antigen, Parental
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
5 - 10 mL pink top EDTA whole Blood from both mother and father. Label samples as maternal (MATN) or paternal (PATN).
Turn Around Time:
1 week upon receipt at referral laboratory
Reference Range:
By report
Comments:
Please print, complete, and submit the Molecular Diagnostics Test Requisition from the Blood Center of Wisconsin with the specimen and the A-1a Miscellaneous Request.

Parental genotyping for Red Blood Cell (RBC) antigens used in studies for hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN). Parental testing is performed only on whole blood from the mother and the father.
Methodology:
Allele-specific Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
CPT Code:
Possible antigen tested:
Duffy Antigen Genotyping (Fya and Fyb)
Kidd Antigen Genotyping (Jka and Jkb)
Kell and Cellano Antigen Genotyping (K1 and K2)
Rh C and Rh c Antigen Genotyping
Rh D Antigen Genotyping
Rh E and Rh e Antigen Genotyping
M Antigen Genotyping

If any antigen testing is required, please order using MTEST (LAB3621) with a comment of the antigen required.