Direct Coombs (Anti-Human Globulin) with Reflex to Direct Antiglobulin-Mono
0014008
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
DAT
Methodology
Hemagglutination
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
UUHSC Testing OnlyUUHSC Testing Only

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Testing is limited to the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Primary Children's Medical Center (10432), and Intermountain Shriners Hospital (10367) only.

Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 5 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
If Direct Coombs (Anti-Human Globulin) test is positive, Direct Antiglobulin-Mono will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86880; if positive, add 86880 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0010460Direct Antiglobulin
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Aliases
  • DAT