Days Set Up
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Analytic Time

1 - 72 hours

MiChart Code
C3 DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN
Soft Order Code
DAT

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Coombs Test
Coombs Antibody
Coombs' Antibody
Coombs' Test
Coombs` Test
DAT
DAT POLYSPECIFIC
DATP INT

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Test Overview

Test Methodology
 
Test Usage

To detect IgG Immunoglobulin and/or complement adherence to red cells in immune hemolytic anemia. Recommended to monitor patients who have already had a Direct Antiglobulin Test - Complete Study.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Blood Bank is not able to share tubes with other laboratories. Specimens are unacceptable if: collected in serum separator tube, contaminated, grossly hemolyzed, of inadequate volume, or not properly labeled with patient identification.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a pink top tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature. Specimens are unacceptable if collected in a serum separator tube, contaminated, or grossly hemolyzed. Specimens sent for Blood Bank testing cannot be split for use by other laboratories.

Pink Top Tube
Normal Volume
6 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
2 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
86880
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.