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Phenotype for Matched RBCs

Components

Name Method Department Units
Phenotype for Matched RBCs Transfusion Services

Battery Members

Direct Coombs, Rh phenotyping complete, other red cell antigen typing x 7

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Pink tube (EDTA)

6 mL 6 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 5 day(s)

Comments

Testing can only be performed on patients who have not been recently transfused. Please contact the Transfusion Service at (614)722-5391 for necessary sendout testing if the patient has been transfused.

CPT Code

  • 86880
  • 86906
  • 86905 (x7)