Compatibility Testing Laboratory

Type and Screen

  • Transaction Code: 3103-00 (ABO/Rh)
  • Transaction Code: 3104-00 (Antibody Screen)

To order, use Request for Blood form.

Used for patients (usually preoperative) unlikely to require red blood cell or whole blood transfusion. Testing includes ABO, Rh, and antibody screen. A crossmatch can be ordered for up to 72 hours using the type and screen blood sample.

  • Sample Required: 7 ml EDTA
  • Normal Test Values: See individual tests (for complete descriptions, refer to the Red Cell Reference Laboratory section)
  • Analytic Time: 8 hours
  • Days Test is Set Up: Monday-Sunday

Compatibility Testing
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