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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.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86900-ABO

Reference Values

Not applicable