What is a Blood Group test?
Blood Group testing is done to check the blood type (A, B, AB, or O) and Rh type.
When is the Blood Group test recommended?
It is recommended:To determine the compatibility with the donated blood before receiving a transfusion of blood or blood components.At the time of donating blood, tissue, organ, or bone marrow, or getting registered as a donor.To identify the risk of Rh factor incompatibility between the mother and foetus before pregnancy or during pregnancy.
What does it measure?
The Blood Group test is used to measure:The two major antigens or surface checks on the human red blood cells (RBCs) are the A and B antigens. One important surface antigen is called the Rh type.A blood typing test finds the presence or absence of these antigens to determine a person’s ABO Blood Group and Rh type.People whose RBCs have A antigens are in Blood Group A, those with B antigens are in Blood Group B, those with both A and B antigens are in the AB group, and those who do not have either of these markers are in the Blood Group O.If the Rh protein is present in the RBCs, a person’s blood type is Rh+ (positive); if it is absent, the person’s blood type is Rh- (negative).
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports after 6 hours, after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Blood Group test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Blood Group test in Mumbai is Rs. 200.
How often should I get tested for the Blood Group test?
If they have any doubts about the Blood Group while undergoing any surgery or procedure and donating the blood or a transfusion it will be done as prescribed by the doctor.
What are the normal values of the Blood Group test?
There is no normal range for this test, but it interprets:According to the occurrence of agglutination upon treatment with antibodies, human blood can be grouped into 8 types according to the ABO and Rh grouping systems:A+ : ‘A’ PositiveA- : ‘A‘ NegativeB+ : ‘B‘ PositiveB- : ‘B’ NegativeO+ : ‘O’ PositiveO- : ‘O‘ NegativeAB+ : ‘AB’ PositiveAB- : ‘AB’ Negative
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Blood Group test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Blood Group test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Blood Group test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Blood Group test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR-approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!