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TYPE (ABO/Rh) AND HOLD

Item Value
Approval req'd? no
Available Stat? no
Test code TYHD
Performed by? Blood Bank
Sendout? no
In House Availability 24 hours/ 7 days
Container type pink top tube
Amount to Collect Full 10 mL
Collection Instructions The blood drawer must sign the Blood Bank Requisition, in the "collected by" space.
Sample type Venous Blood
Special instructions The patient's name and MRN on the requisition and specimen must match exactly. Inadequately labeled specimens will be discarded - no exceptions. An Antibody screen (Indirect Coombs) can be added to valid TYPE AND HOLD, within a 3 day window.
Synonyms Blood type;
References AABB Technical Manual, 16th Edition, 2008.
CPT coding 86900, 86901
Last Updated 8/19/2009 1:13:41 PM
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