Genotype, Red Blood Cells

Abbrev Code:RBCGEN   
Order Code:LAB5550Order Name:Genotype Red Blood Cell
Synonyms:RBC Predicted Phenotype
Methodology:HEA 1.2 BeadChip Genotype
CPT Codes: 0001U x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-4 weeks.
Special Instructions:If patient has been transfused, please wait 24 hours before collecting specimen.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: 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.
UMMC-East and UMMC-West deliver specimen directly to Blood Bank.  Do not send to Sendouts.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)


Reference Range:By report

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