Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Type and Screen

Synonyms
Blood Type and Antibody Screen

CMH Lab Section
Transfusion Services

Specimen Requirements
1 mL blood in EDTA lavender tube

Availability
STAT
Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1 hour
Routine: 2-4 hours

Special Instructions
Order when needing a blood product

Methodology
tube & GEL testing

Ranges
Blood type: A,B,AB or O
Rh type: negative or positive
Antibody screen: negative

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