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Coombs’ Antiglobulin, Direct

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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.

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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