Group and Hold

Container: EDTA (Pink) 6.0 ml

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Group and Hold a.k.a. Group and Save, Blood Grouping

Condition / Indication: Required for the determination of blood group and Antibody status. Required for blood and component provision

Special precautions & notes: Samples can be valid for upto 7 days. However this is reduced to 3 days if the patient is transfused within the preceding 3 months or pregnant. Please see link to blood transfusion policy (CG-19) below

Container: EDTA (Pink) 6.0 ml

Ideal volume (mL): 4 mL

Discipline: Blood Transfusion

Turnaround time: 24 hours