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.
Serum collected in a red-top tube and whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
(Method: Agglutination) Negative (no agglutination).
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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 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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