Blood Group and Rh

Code

0675

Principle

The ABO blood typing system is defined by the presence or absence of the A and/or B antigens on the surface of the red blood cells (forward grouping) and the presence of antibodies in the serum corresponding to the antigen

Preanalytical

3 mL EDTA Blood Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Day-Gel Card

Limitations

Double population may be seen in patients who have undergone blood transfusion or bone marrow transplantation.