Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct
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Direct antiglobulin testing (DAT).
To detect associated conditions or drug therapies that can result in cell hemolysis, such as found in hemolytic disease of newborns, and hemolytic transfusion reactions.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
(Method: Agglutination) Negative (no agglutination).
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425124/all/Coombs_Antiglobulin__Direct.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425124/all/Coombs_Antiglobulin__Direct. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425124/all/Coombs_Antiglobulin__Direct
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425124/all/Coombs_Antiglobulin__Direct.
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