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Fetal Rh and cell screen
Test Synonyms:
Fetal Rh and cell screen
Blood Transfusion Service
Inpatient Req:
Blood Product Requsition (#10693)  
Outpatient Req:
Blood Product Requsition (#10693)  
10 ml EDTA blood (lavender top tube). All Blood Bank samples must be labeled with the patient's full name, unit number, date, and the identity of the person who drew the sample. Improperly labeled samples will NOT be accepted for testing.
Result Time:
24 hours  
Reference Interval:
Important Information:
Specimen must be collected postpartum. All positive tests will be sent to BWH for a Kleihauer-Betke stain (fetal hemoglobin test).

PLEASE NOTE: To order the Kleihauer-Betke test alone please order the Kleihauer-Betke test

Last Reviewed on 4/10/2005