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Weak RhD Analysis Workup

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This complex test is ordered to resolve a Rh discrepancy (aka D antigen typing discrepancy). The molecular testing will identify Weak D Types 1, 2, and 3. These Weak D Types can be safely deemed Rh positive.
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Also Known As
  • Weak D
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Disease State
Immune-Mediated Red Cell Destruction
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Test Type
Functional/Serologic Test
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Sample Notes
EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)
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Requested Volume
5 ml
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Minimum / Pediatric Volume
0.5 ml
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Additional Sample Information
Clotted blood is unsuitable for testing.
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CPT Codes
  • D Antigen Typing: 86901x4; Weak RhD Analysis: 81479
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Serotyping, Multiplex Allele-Specific PCR and Gel Electrophoresis
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Turnaround Time
3-5 days
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New York State Approval
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Yes, visit
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