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RHo(D) Immune Globulin, Standard (View in report form.)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SAMPLE; FETAL BLD; T/S
POE DESCRIPTION:

Rh Immune globulin

CPT CODE: 86900; 86901
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 1-2 hour(s)
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: RHo(D) immune globulin may be administered up to 72 hours postpartum. Available stat for outpatients only. Given antepartum to Rh-negative mothers at 28 weeks gestation, prophylactically.
CONTAINER TYPE: Pink top tube
COLLECTION: Special Labeling Requirements: The content of each sample label must include the patient's full name and medical record number, the phlebotomist's initials, the date and time the sample was collected and, for non-LLT draws, the initials of a second medical professional who has confirmed that the sample came from the patient whose name is on the label; the computer label must have this same information plus an accession number and the tests ordered. NOTE:  LLT phlebotomists should write 'LLT' for the second set of initials.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Venous blood collected postpartum
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 mL
REFERENCE RANGE: 300 µg. Sufficient for up to 15 mL packed red cell fetal-maternal bleed.
TEST SYNONYM(S):RHoGAM(tm)

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