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Newborn Group and DAT

Alternative Names:Newborn Group and Coombes
Baby Group and DAT
Cord group and DAT
Group and DCT
Laboratory:Blood Bank
Test Code:NEO
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

Register with BBV panel.

BBV (Blood Bank Sample Validation Panel) to be entered for all Blood Bank Samples regardless of test requested.

Specimen Types:Blood
Plasma
Container Types:
EDTA Microtainer
EDTA 3 mL
EDTA 6 mL
EDTA 4 mL
EDTA 3 mL
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:0.5 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:A separate container is required for this test.

Samples and Requests must have THREE points of corresponding identification. Preferably Full name, Hospital UR number and Date of Birth.

All Blood Bank Samples must be Dated, Timed and Signed or Initialled by the collector.

These details must be IDENTICAL to those on the Declaration of the Request form.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

Forward to Blood Bank

Assay Frequency:Daily