Test Overview

Test Usage

Prenatal screen for possible maternal-fetal blood incompatibility; to expedite provision of blood in cases of obstetrical hemorrhage; to identify candidates for Rh (D) immune globulin. To identify women at risk of having babies affected by hemolytic disease of newborn and to predict risk to fetus.

Reference Range*

Negative antibody screening test.

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

Test Limitations

Will not detect all maternal-fetal incompatibilities or all antibodies present in a patient's serum.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

24 hours

Soft Order Code

PN

MiChart Code

Peanut IgE

Synonyms

Synonyms

PN.
Prenatal Screen
Prenatal Type and Screen
Blood Type, ABO, Rh, and Antibody Screen, Prenatal
PRENATAL TYPE AND SCREEN
AUTOMATED PRENATAL TS
ABO RH INT
ABSC INT
ABSCR
GROUP RH
ABO RH INTERPRETATION
AUTOMATED ANTIBODY SCREEN INT
AUTOMATED ABORH INTERPRETATION
ABSC INT
AUTOMATED ANTIBODY SCREEN INT
ABO 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 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

6 mL whole blood

Additional Information

Test includes ABO type, Rh type, and Antibody Screen. If Antibody Screen is positive, Antibody Identification and Prenatal Antibody Titer 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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