Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name COOMBS DIRECT
Components
Synonyms DAT, Direct Antiglobulin Test
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Pink (K2EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 1ml, Neonates: 0.5 ml
Collection Instructions Full Name and MRN of the patient. Initials of person drawing sample. Initials of person verifying labeling. Date and time of collection.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Improper or missing information on the specimen based on the criteria listed in collection Instructions and Moderate or grossly hemolysed sample.
Methodology
Reference Range
CPT Code(s)
Department Transfusion Services
Contact Information CUH 214-633-4970; ZL 214-645-4274
Turn Around Time4 hours
Performed 24/7
Performed by Transfusion Services
Link
Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/19/2016


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