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Neonatal Blood Group and DAT

Alternate Names
Neonatal Blood Group, NBG
Ordering Information

A Neonatal blood group test will include both a Blood Group and Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT).

Laboratory
Blood Bank
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
500uL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
As required
Test Code
NBG
Container ID
EB
Laboratory Notes

CSR STAFF:

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