Use to detect in vivo coating of red blood cells (RBCs) with immunoglobulin and complement degradation products on the patient's RBCs. Useful for antibody identification and evaluation of transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN), and autoimmune hemolytic anemia associated with disease and/or drugs.
Lavender (K2EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA).
Do not freeze.
Transport 5 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 ml)
Separator or gel tubes.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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- Direct Antiglobulin Test
- Direct Antihuman Globulin Test