Rh Immune Globulin Screen


Abbrev Code:RHG   
Order Code:LAB3892Order Name:Rh Immune Globulin Screen
Order Instructions:SafeTrace Code: RHOGAM
CPT Codes: 85461 x1, 86900 x1, 86901 x1
Test Includes:Any of the following: ABO type, Rh(D) type, antibody detection, fetal maternal rosette test
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Maternal Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Blood Bank  (Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Grand Itasca, St. John's, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Use:To request blood bank testing to determine if and how much Rho(D) immune globulin (IgG) is needed to prevent the formation of antibodies in the Rh(D) negative patient who has received Rh(D) positive blood as a result of pregnancy or transfusion.


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