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Test Code Rh Phenotype Rh Phenotype (RBC)

Clinical System Name

Rh Phenotype (D,C,E c Antigen typing) PSBC


Red Cell Antigen Typing

D, C, E, C and e antigen typing

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL (Infant)


Note: No separator gel tubes.  Provider places an order in CIS. Complete BWNW Request for Testing  requisition. Information on the label and requisition must match exactly, including patient's name and medical record number.  Deliver specimen and requisition to the lab.


Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Complete BWNW Request for Testing requisition. Fill out as completely as possible.  Remove "Originator/Hospital copy; place a large Cerner label in the top right corner. Put it and the extra labels in the plastic box attached to the CPA refrigerator.  Send specimen and requisition to the blood bank.  (Or give everything to sendouts). 


Off-site collection:


STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 1 - 2 d


Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest



Bloodworks Northwest

Immunohematology Reference Lab

921 Terry Avenue

Seattle WA 98104


Phone number:  (206) 689-6534


Reference Range

None specified


Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Rh Phenotype (D,C,E,c and e Antigen typing)
Reference Test Number: 3117-00

Place labels and a copy of the requisition in the send-out bin attached to the CPA refrigerator. Promptly send specimen and requisition to the blood bank.