Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 13, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Coombs, Indirect Auto (Anti-Human Globulin)

  • One Pink Top (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Cord Blood in One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • Cord Blood in One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • 6 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:3 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 10 mL (Min:3 mL) Cord Blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 6 mL (Min:3 mL) Cord Blood in Pink Top (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
  • Agglutination
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86885
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 3958 - ANTI-IgG
  • 3959 - ANTI-IgG C3d
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