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Test Code HRH Rh Type

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

4 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Positive identification of the patient. When Applicable, compare the hospital wristband with the patient information on the request form. Label the tubes with the patient’s full name, unique identification number (eg, medical record number, typanex number), date, time, and initials of collector (usually two sets of initials for patients to be transfused)

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen improperly labeled; specimen grossly hemolyzed

Methodology

Hemagglutination (HA)

Reference Ranges

Report includes interpretation as appropriate

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily, 24 hours

CPT Code

86901 (Rh(D)