Direct Coombs

Test ID: DAT

CPT code: 86880
LOINC: 1007-4
Specimen Type: Lavender or Pink whole blood
Frequency: Setup: Daily; TAT <24 hrs Instructions: Whole blood from lavender or pink top. No plastic green tops. No clot
tubes as they cause false positive results.
Text: Detects red cells which have been coated with antibody. Diagnosis of
hemolytic disease of the newborn, auto-immune hemolytic anemia, and
investigation of transfusion reactions.
Methodology: Test tube agglutination

Test Name

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