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Red Cell Genotyping

Alternate Names
Genotyping Red Cell Antigens
Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA (purple)
Additional Collection Instructions
Hand Written Details Preferred
 
Specimen Tube mandatory labelling criteria
Surname AND given name
Date of birth
UR number and/or Address
Date and time
Sign or initial the specimen tube
 
Request for Blood/Blood Products form mandatory labelling criteria
Surname AND given name
Date of birth
UR number and/or Address
Date and time
Complete and sign the request form declaration
 
All details including signatures and date/time on specimen tube and request form must match.
Minimum Adult Volume
4mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Notes

Sample should be treated and labelled the same as a Blood Group sample.

Frequency
As required
Test Code
GENOTY
Container ID
EB
Storage Instructions
Store at 4 deg C
Transport Instructions
Transport at room temperature
Laboratory Notes

CSR STAFF:

Code for BBANK and forward the sample to Heidelberg Blood Bank.

External Laboratory
Red Cell Reference Laboratory, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood