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Antenatal Group and Antibody Screen

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Blood Transfusion

Test information: Antibodies detected during pregnancy may have the potential to cause HDFN if the fetus carries that antigen. Antibody titration and quantification (referred) are used to determine the likelihood of risk to the fetus and aid management of the pregnancy.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Pink Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Pink Top Teklab;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
6ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Specimen labelling must comply to Blood Transfusion labelling policy.
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Neg/Pos
UKAS number
8869
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 09-05-2024