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Red Cell Phenotyping

Ordering Information

This test includes an extended phenotype of the clinically significant red cell antigens or as specified on the request form.

Routine antigens:

  • Rh C, c, E, e
  • K, k
  • Jk (a, b)
  • Fy (a, b)
  • M, N, S, s
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
4mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Notes

If red cell phenotype cannot be performed due to recent transfusion, the sample MAY be sent for Red Cell Genotyping instead. 

Frequency
As required
Test Code
PHRC
Storage Instructions
Store at 4 deg C
Transport Instructions
Transport at 4 deg C
Laboratory Notes

CSR STAFF:

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