*Sample should be obtained no more than 24 hours prior to testing but may be used up to 3 days post collection. Testing of older specimens may show decreased antibody reactivity.
Tube must be labeled as "cord blood".
Include the first and last name (or "baby" with baby sex may replace first name), Excellian MRN, date of collection and phlebotomist’s A# (Allina Health employees only) or initials (Non-Allina Health employees only).
For Clinic use only: Second identifier may be date of birth.
Any combination of the cord ABO, Rh and/or DAT testing can be perfomed off of one (1) 4.0mL EDTA tube