Genotype, Partial Rh (D)

Abbrev Code:PARTRH   
Order Code:LAB5551Order Name:RHD Genotype
Order Instructions:UMMC-East, UMMC-West: To expedite delivery of specimen to Memorial Blood Center - 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
CPT Codes: 81403 x1
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.

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.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)


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

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