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Group and Save Antenatal

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Group and Save Antenatal
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Turnaround Time:

72 hours

Description:

ABO Rh group and Antibody Screen/Investigation

Vessels and Containers:

7ml EDTA Blood Transfusion (Pink Top)

Sample Requirements:

All samples must have 4 points of ID to include: Hospital Number OR NHS Number DOB Surname Forename The sample must have a date and time taken and must be signed by whomever took the blood.

Important Information:

Grossly haemolysed samples will not be tested. Patients found to have antibodies may take longer to process. Gestation in weeks or EDD must be stated on form.

Time limits for requesting additional examinations:

This is too variable to state and depends on many factors.