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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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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Direct antiglobulin testing (DAT).

Common Use:
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.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube and whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

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

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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 April 20, 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 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425124/all/Coombs__Antiglobulin__Direct.
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