Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Pink Top Tube
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL
Full specimen tube is preferred in the event of specimen typing discrepancy and additional testing is required.
Blood typing is used to determine the blood group and the type of blood or blood components a recipient can safely receive. Group and typing of expectant mothers and newborns may indicate potential for ABO/Rh hemolytic disease of the newborn.