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22269 Blood Typing, ABO and RH

Blood Typing, ABO and RH
Test Code: ABO/RH
Synonyms/Keywords
​ABO Grouping, ABO/RH, Type and Rh, ABO/RH Typing, BB - Blood Type, ABO & Rh
Useful For
​To determine the presence or absence of A, B and D antigens on red cells
To determine the presence or absence of anti-A and anti-B in the corresponding plasma
Specimen Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood​
6 mL EDTA
Pink Top Tube
(PTT)​
Two 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)
3 mL ​2.5 mL ​Two 0.5 mL microcollection tubes​
Collection Processing Instructions

​If ordering tests for transfusion of blood products, refer to Type and Crossmatch (T-C) and/or Type and Screen

(T-S) for collection requirements.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole blood Refrigerate​ < 14 days old​
Rejection Criteria
Serum separator tubes (SST)
Frozen​
Hemolyzed​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Serological​
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Serological​
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Gel
​Marshfield Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Serological​
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Serological
​NeillsvilleMonday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​​​​Gel
Test Information
​Specimens drawn for blood typing cannot be used for other laboratory tests.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites No reference ranges are available​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86900 ​ ABO​
86901 ​ RH​
Synonyms/Keywords
​ABO Grouping, ABO/RH, Type and Rh, ABO/RH Typing, BB - Blood Type, ABO & Rh
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​ABO/RH (Blood Typing)
​Cerner ​None
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
 
 
 
 
 
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole blood​
6 mL EDTA
Pink Top Tube
(PTT)​
Two 3 mL EDTA Lavender Top Tubes (LTT)
3 mL ​2.5 mL ​Two 0.5 mL microcollection tubes​
Collection Processing

​If ordering tests for transfusion of blood products, refer to Type and Crossmatch (T-C) and/or Type and Screen

(T-S) for collection requirements.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Whole blood Refrigerate​ < 14 days old​
Rejection Criteria
Serum separator tubes (SST)
Frozen​
Hemolyzed​
Useful For
​To determine the presence or absence of A, B and D antigens on red cells
To determine the presence or absence of anti-A and anti-B in the corresponding plasma
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites No reference ranges are available​
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Serological​
Flambeau Hospital​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Serological​
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Gel
​Marshfield Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Serological​
​Minocqua​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​Serological
​NeillsvilleMonday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​​​​Gel
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86900 ​ ABO​
86901 ​ RH​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.