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Rh Type, Whole Blood
ACM Test Number: 00659
Dept: Blood Bank
SPECIMEN COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Collection Container:
Pink (EDTA)
Specimen: Whole Blood
Collection Notes: Must label with patient`s full name, date of birth, date and time drawn, and initials of phlebotomist.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 7 mL; Minimum Volume: 1-2 mL
Also Acceptable: Lavender (EDTA)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Performed: Monday - Sunday
Reported: Same Day
Methodology: Agglutination
CPT: 86901
Stability: Room Temperature: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 6 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Reference Range:
Rh Type:  Negative or Positive