Direct Coombs


Test Information

Test Name

Direct Coombs

Synonyms

DAGT; Direct Antiglobulin Test; DAT; DCTl Anti IgG; Anti C3dl Direct Anti Human Globulin Test

Department

Transfusion

Preferred Specimen

6mL EDTA

Testing Location

PLBOP

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

DC

Notes

PLW: Register as DIRC if urgent and send to WHL. Keep request form with sample


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 Week

Contact Information

mark.howard@pathlab.co.nz