Test Overview
Test Usage

Genetic counseling in cases of potential Rh incompatibility; evaluate the potential for maternal-fetal blood incompatibility.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Analytic Time

24 - 72 hours

Soft Order Code
OBF
MiChart Code
ABO Rh of Putative Father
Synonyms
  • Prenatal, Father's Blood
  • Rh Phenotype
  • Zygosity of Rho(D) Factor
  • OBDAD AG
  • AG RESULTS OF PUTATIVE FATHER
  • ABO RH OF PUTATIVE FATHER
  • OB FATHER BLOOD TYPINGS
  • DAD BT INT
  • DADBT
  • OBDAD AG
  • DAD BT INTERP
  • ABO RH OF PUTATIVE FATHER
  • AG RESULTS OF PUTATIVE FATHER
Laboratory
Blood Bank
Section
Blood Bank
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a pink top tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen. The requisition and blood sample should be submitted with the obstetrical patient's name and medical record number. The man's name should be noted on both the tube label and the requisition. Please send obstetrical antibody identification results if this test has been performed at your institution. Specimens are unacceptable if collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, or grossly hemolyzed. Specimens sent for Blood Bank testing cannot be split for use by other laboratories.

Alternate Specimen
IN-HOUSE: Lavender top tube (intact specimen) may be substituted for Pink top. All other specimen types are unacceptable. MLABS: Pink top tube (intact specimen) is preferred; the following are acceptable: lavender top (glass or plastic), red top (glass only). Plastic red top tubes will be rejected without exception. [10/03; rev 4/04]
Pink Top Tube
Normal Volume
6 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL whole blood
Storage Temperature
R
Billing
CPT Code
86906, 86905
Fee Code
21266, 21268
NY State Approved
No