Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

1 - 4 hours

MiChart Code
RH Only, for OB patient
Soft Order Code
RHA

Test Updated:

Synonyms

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

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Test Overview

Test Methodology
 
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.

Reference Range
 

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Blood Bank is not able to share tubes with other laboratories. Specimens are unacceptable if: collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, grossly hemolyzed, of inadequate volume, or not properly labeled with patient identification.

Collection Offsite

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.

Pink Top Tube
Normal Volume
6 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
86901
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.