Lab Test : Type

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Alternate:Blood Type; ABO; ABO & Rh
Includes:ABO forward and reverse types, and Rh type.
Department:Transfusion Services
Phone:(937) 641-3369
SQ Code:TYPE
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 2 - 4 hours, STAT: 1 hour
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Purple top tube or 1 purple Microtainer
Temperature:Room temperature for transport. Refrigerated for storage.
Rejection:Improper labeling or wrong collection tube.
Normal:



































































O Rh-positive   38%
O Rh-negative   7%
A Rh-positive   34%
A Rh-negative   6%
B Rh-positive   9%
B Rh-negative   2%
AB Rh-positive   3%
AB Rh-negative   1%
Uses:Determination of blood type.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Hemagglutination
 

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