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Blood Group and Antibody Screen

Ordering information:

Please ensure that an A4 Request for Blood Products request form is used.

Urgent requests should be clearly indicated so they can be given priority. Please note if unexpected antibodies are detected, there may be a delay in the availability of crossmatched blood.

Effective October 2017, a Group and Antibody screen is valid until MIDNIGHT on the 3rd day post sample collection.

Alternate names:
Group and Hold
Laboratory:
Blood Bank
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Pink EDTA (6mL)Pink EDTA (6mL)
Collection Instructions:
Please use Request for Blood Products form (A4)
Note minimum specimen ID requirements (on form).
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

Group and Hold is valid until Midnight on the third day post collection.

Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 hours

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW