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Red Cell Antigen Genotyping

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This test is available for two purposes :

(1) the prediction of blood group phenotypes in recently transfused patients or patients with autoimmune conditions where the patient’s own immunoglobulins interfere with conventional grouping reagents, or

 

(2) the prediction of the RhD blood group status, primarily in females who are pregnant, or who are of child bearing age, to assist with appropriate management based on the risk of anti-RhD allo-immunisation.

Please consult the Pathology Department before ordering this test.

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Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTA large (Blood Bank)EDTA large (Blood Bank)
Collection Instructions:

Minimum volume of 4 ml required - this specimen cannot be used for any other purpose.

A completed "ARCBS Red Cell Reference Form" must accompany each sample sent for analysis.

This form, which can be completed online and subsequently printed to be sent with the sample can be found by clicking here 

Minimum Adult Volume:
4 mL
Frequency:
Fortnightly
Laboratory Use Only

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