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Test Code CABO ABO Group, Cord Blood

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
CABO

 

Methodology

Agglutination

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Cord Blood

Container/Tube: Collect cord blood in lavender EDTA tube. Label in delivery room with the infant’s name, mother's name, date, time of delivery, and RN's initials written on a bright yellow "cord blood" label.

Specimen Volume: Full tube of blood

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate cord blood.

2. Label specimen appropriately with the infant’s name, mother's name, date, time of delivery, and RN's initials written on a bright yellow "cord blood" label.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Room temperature or refrigerated.

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86900-ABO