Direct Coombs (Anti-Human Globulin)
0013008
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
IRL-DC
Methodology
Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze.
Transport 5 mL whole blood.
Pediatric:
Transport 1 mL whole blood.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator or gel tubes.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86880
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0013008Direct Coombs
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Cross References
  • DAT
  • Direct Antiglobulin Test
  • Direct Antihuman Globulin Test