At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To determine ABO blood group and RhD type
When to Get Tested?
When you need to be transfused with blood or blood components or when you donate blood at a donation centre; pregnant women are tested to determine the risk of Rh incompatibility between the mother and foetus
A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm or from a heelprick in the case of an infant
Test Preparation Needed?