Sample type: Whole Blood
Test name: Free fetal DNA for fetal Rh typing a.k.a. ffDNA
Condition / Indication: To determine the Rh type of a fetus allowing appropriate gestational Anti-D prophylaxis. Indicated in Rh negative mothers only
Special precautions & notes: None.
Container: EDTA (Pink) 6.0 ml
Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes - please see form below.
Discipline: Blood Transfusion
Turnaround time: 15 days
Referral location: NHS Blood and Transplant, Filton, North Bristol Park, Northway, Filton, Bristol BS34 7QH