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Blood Grouping

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Blood Transfusion

Test information: Specimen labelling must comply with Blood Transfusion policy.

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
Sample validity -
If stored at room temperature, sample only valid for 48 hours.
If stored at 2-8°C, sample valid for 72hrs.
If transfused or pregnant in last 3 months, sample valid for maximum 72hrs if stored at 2-8°
If not transfused or pregnant in last 3 months, sample valid for maximum 7 days if stored at 2-8°
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