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Test Code 8002 Rh

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)

Specimen Required

All locations: submit 5.0 mL of blood at room temperature.

Client Special Instructions

Tube must be labeled with full patient name and social security card number, date of specimen collection and the initials of the person who obtained the specimen.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Blood Bank

Daily, 4 hours

Reference Values

Rh: Approximately 15% of Americans are Rh negative

Method Name

Hemagglutination

CPT Code Information

86901