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ABO/Rh Confirmation

Item Value
Available Stat? Yes
Test code CHEK
Performed by Blood Bank
In House Availability test available 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Collection Instructions Must be drawn during a separate phlebotomy from the initial Type and Screen specimen.

Release of order within APeX is performed by Blood Bank staff

Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type Lavender top (6 mL)
Amount to Collect
< 4 mo Full Microtainer (0.8 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 3 mL
1 -18 years 3-6 mL (3 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 6 mL
Sample type EDTA Whole blood
Preferred volume
< 4 mo Full Microtainer (0.8 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 3 mL
1 -18 years 3-6 mL (3 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 6 mL
Min. Volume
< 4 mo Full Microtainer (0.8 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 1 mL
1 -18 years 3 mL (3 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 5 mL
UCSF Rejection Criteria Unsigned, mislabeled or unlabeled samples
Normal range
Synonyms Check specimen; check sample
Turn around times Stat 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Click here for additional information regarding the confirmation sample.



Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:49:05 PM
Entry Number 1462
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