Preferred amount: 5.0 mL Whole Blood; Full specimen tube is preferred in the event of specimen typing discrepancy and additional testing is required.
Minimum amount: 1.0 mL Whole Blood.
Mon - Sat
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
Positive Identification of the patient 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.