Blood Group


Test Information

Test Name

Blood Group

Synonyms

ABO & Rh Blood group

Department

Transfusion

Preferred Specimen

6mL EDTA

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLR

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Tube must have HAND WRITTEN PID and collectors signatures.
  • NO STICKERS OR TWINK.

Processing Information

Registration Code

GRP / see notes

Notes

  • PLW- Urgent requests (including known antibodies that indicate to be tested in WHL; paediatric samples < 4 months) send to Waikato Hospital Laboratory, register as GRPS

Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

mark.howard@pathlab.co.nz