ABORh, RBC CPT: 86900
Expected Turnaround Time
Within 1 day
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Whole Blood EDTA
Pink top (EDTA)
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
|Room Temperature||3 days|
|Frozen||Do not freeze|
|Freeze/thaw/ cycles||Do not freeze|
To determine your ABO blood group and Rh type.
When you need a transfusion of blood or blood components; when you donate blood at a collection facility or donate an organ, tissue, or bone marrow for transplantation; before or during a woman’s pregnancy to determine the risk of Rh incompatibility with the fetus.
A sample of blood is drawn from a vein or from the tip of the finger (fingerstick). In newborns, blood from the umbilical cord or a small amount of blood from a heelstick may be used for testing.