Blood Type (ABO and Rh) Nonpatient
Label Mnemonic: OTYPE
Epic Lab Code: LAB4316
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor-Provider Orders - Pathology Blood Center
DeGowin Blood Center - Blood Bank
C271 GH
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA) Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Adults: A filled 6 mL tube Pediatrics: A filled 3 mL tube 4 months-1 year: 0.5 mL in a 3 mL lavender top tube Neonates: 0.5 cc (full) lavender Microtainer® for patients 0-4 months.
Rejection Criteria:
Specimen must be labeled with patient's first and last name and medical record number, source of sample. Specimens will be rejected if information is not on the label when received.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Not applicable
ABO and Rh type performed on a hematopoietic stem cell donor or fetal sample (result goes to the potential stem cell recipient or maternal medical record).
CPT Code:
ABO 86900, Rh 86901