Test Overview

Test Details

Soft Order Code

ITS

MiChart Code

Type and Screen, Infant

Laboratory

Blood Bank

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

This test is only for University of Michigan Health System patients wearing an identification wristband. Collect specimen in a pink top tube. The phlebotomist must sign the requisition and must initial and date the specimen tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimens. 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

Additional Information

If the Antibody Screen is positive, Antibody Identification will be performed at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

86900 ABO, 86901 Rh, 86850 Ab Screen

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