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Rh Type

Order Code BB004
Turnaround Time 48-72 hours
Test Includes

Rh type

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Whole blood
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Preferred Specimens
Whole blood
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 72 hours
Refrigerated 6 days
Frozen Unacceptable
Reject Criteria

Received frozen, SST tube, Gross hemolysis

Test Details
Immune Agglutination
Clinical Significance

Rh typing is used to determine Rh immune globulin candidacy for prenatal and postpartum patients.