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Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct

Coombs Antiglobulin, Direct is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Direct antiglobulin testing (DAT).

Rationale
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.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Agglutination) Negative (no agglutination).

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

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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