ABO Group / Rh Typing and Antibody Screen (Type and Screen)

Test description

The type and screen are the primary pre-transfusion tests performed. Testing includes the determination of patient's ABO group, RhD type, and a screen for the detection of atypical antibodies. Additional testing for red cell antibody identification is performed when atypical antibodies are detected.

ABO Group/Rh Typing and Antibody Screen (Type and Screen) (PDF)

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