Direct Antiglobulin Test, UMMC-East, Northland, Range and Grand Itasca

Sunquest Code:DAT  
Epic Code:LAB274Epic Name:Direct Antiglobulin Test
Synonyms:Anti-Human Globulin; Coombs Test; DAT; Direct Coombs; Elution
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Test Includes:Use of anti-IgG, C3d if test is positive, monospecific anti-IgG and monospecific anti-C3d will be used. Elution studies will be performed and charged if indicated. (UMMC-East Bank).
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Blood Bank  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Northland - FNMC, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Grand Itasca GICH)


Reference Range:By report
Use:Detects immunoproteins, IgG or complement absorbed on red cells. Used to detect autoimmune hemolytic anemias caused by antibody and/or complement components bound to patient red cells (including drug-induced), transfusion reaction, and erythroblastosis fetalis.

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