Determining RHD zygosity of a father is valuable for the management of HDN related to anti-D. Our robust clinical assay for RHD zygosity uses molecular techniques. The assay is suitable for use in both Caucasian and African-American patients.
EDTA Whole Blood (lavender top)
Fetal: 7-15 ml Amniotic Fluid or 5-10 mg CVS, backup culture of Amniocytes or CVS is highly recommended; Two T25 flasks Cultured Amniocytes or CVS (2x10^6 minimum); Parental/Patient: 3-5 ml
Fetal: Call Laboratory; Parental/Patient: 2 ml