DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST - DAT
Direct Coombs' testing with polyspecific anti-human globulin reagent; It may include use of monospecific reagents (anti-IgG, anti-complement) when indicated.
For detection of immunoproteins coating red cells (IgG, complement). Useful in evaluation of autoimmune hemolytic anemias, transfusion reactions and erythroblastosis fetalis.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Two full 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes Infants: one lavender (EDTA) top microtainer tube
Two full 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tubes
One lavender (EDTA) top microtainer tube
Gross hemolysis, incorrect specimen container, incorrectly labeled or frozen
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:07 AM