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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Blood Group & Antibody Screen (Group & Save)

Blood Group & Antibody Screen (Group & Save)


TestBlood Group & Antibody Screen (Group & Save)
Common Abbreviations
Specimen typeBlood
Sample typeBlood
Tube typeEDTA X 1
Minimum volume *4.9 ml
Special precautions
Stability**up to 7 days
Turnaround times45 minutes (URGENT) / Within 4 hours (ROUTINE)
LaboratoryYork and Scarborough
Reference interval
LimitationsThe detection of atypical antibodies and incompatibilities may cause unexpected and inevitable delays. Haemolysis and lipaemia may affect results
** For paediatric patients, smaller volumes (approximately 1 ml) are acceptable – please contact the laboratory for further advice if necessary.
**** Largely dependent on patients serological status and recent transfusion history
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