Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

3820

Coombs, Direct (Anti-Human Globulin)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Cord Blood in One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Cord Blood in One Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 6 mL Whole blood in 6 mL Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL Whole blood in 4 mL Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 10 mL Cord Blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Label blood bank specimen with patient's full name and second identifier such as medical record number, DOB or SS#. Include date, time, and phlebotomist's initials.
    For possible transfusion use positive identification wristband.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Agglutination
  • Precipitation
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86880x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 3821 - ANTI-IgG
  • 3822 - ANTI-IgG C3d
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