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Test Code RH Rh Type, Blood or Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
RH

Methodology

Agglutination

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Blood

Container/Tube: Pink-top (EDTA) tube-Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: Full tube of blood

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate blood.

2. Label specimen appropriately (blood).

 

Serum and Clot

Container/Tube: Plain, red-top tube-Serum gel tube is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 2 mL of serum and clot

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate serum and clot.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum and clot).

 

Note: Reject due to hemolysis; YES

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86901

Reference Values

Not applicable