Item Value
Test name ABO/Rh Confirmation
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times Stat 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability test available 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Blood Banks
Normal range
Container type Lavender top (6 mL)
Amount to Collect
< 4 mo Full Microtainer (0.8 mL)
4 mo - 1 year 1 mL
1 -18 years 2 mL (1 mL OK for small children)
> 18 years 2 mL
Collection Instructions Must be drawn during a separate phlebotomy from the initial Type and Screen specimen.

Release of order within APeX is performed by Blood Bank staff

Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Sample type EDTA Whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667