Detects foetal cells in maternal circulation via flowcytometry.
Sample should ideally be collected within 2 hours of the sensitizing event and prior to adminsitration of RhD immunoglobulin.
The test is only available 9-5 Mon- Fri as a routine test. For urgent testing (required within or after hours) the requesting doctor needs to contact the laboratory (63100) who will put them in contact with the appropriate Haematologist to authorise the test. Once authorised via this process staff will assay urgently.