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. A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
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)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report


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