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Direct Antiglobulin Test

Centralized Core Laboratory : Blood Bank

Test ID/Workstation :
DAT BBANK
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top glass (no anticoagulant), Green top (lithium heparin), Purple top (EDTA) tube or red microtube
Collection Volume:
1.0 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Improperly labeled specimen, gross hemolysis
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours
Methodology:
Tube Testing
Special Instructions:
All Blood Bank specimens must be accompanied by a completely filled out Blood Bank Requisition to include two signatures at the time of specimen collection. Mislabeled Blood Bank Specimens will not be processed, regardless of the situation. Specimens for Blood Bank testing with any type of mismatched or missing information must be redrawn.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8723
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
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CPT Code:
86880
Synonyms:
Antiglobulin Test; Direct; DAT; Direct Coombs