Genotype, Partial Rh (D)


Sunquest Code:PARTRH  
Epic Code:LAB5551Epic Name:RHD Genotype
Order Instructions:UMMC-East, UMMC-West: To expedite delivery of specimen to American Red Cross - send to UMMC-East or UMMC-West Blood Bank. Do not send to Sendouts lab.
Synonyms:Weak D Phenotype; Weak D Genotype; Partial D Phenotype
Methodology:PCR-multiplex, PCR-RFLP
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Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-4 weeks.
Special Instructions:If the patient has been transfused, please wait 24 hours before collecting specimen. A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors.
Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process, whole blood. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Blood Services Penn-Jersey Region Musser Blood Center)


Interpretive

Use:To establish patient's RhD status for transfusion purposes.


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