Test Overview

Test Usage

To determine if a woman is a candidate for Rh Immune Globulin therapy (typing should be performed on all women admitted for delivery, abortion, or amniocentesis); may also be used to determine the Rh type of organ donors.

Test Limitations

Du testing must be specifically requested.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

1 - 4 hours

Soft Order Code

RHA

MiChart Code

RH Only, for OB patient

Synonyms

Synonyms

Prenatal Rh Type
Rh Type
Transplant Donor Rh Type
RH ONLY, FOR OB PATIENT
RH INT
RH INTERPRETATION

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Laboratory

Blood Bank

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a pink top tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen. 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.

Container

Pink Top Tube

Normal Volume

6 mL whole blood

Minimum Volume

2 mL whole blood

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

86901

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