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Assessing positive pretransfusion antibody screens, transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, and autoimmune hemolytic anemias
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|DCTM||Direct Coombs, B||Yes||No|
|MDCC3||Monospecific Direct Coombs C3, B||Yes||No|
|MDCG||Monospecific Direct Coombs IgG, B||Yes||No|
|SPAG||Special Red Cell Ag Typing||Yes||No|
The following tests may also be ordered and performed as part of antibody identification: special red cell antigen typing, antibody elution, antibody absorption, direct Coombs, and monospecific direct Coombs. These additional tests will determine or confirm antibody specificity and allo- vs. autoantibody.
ABID2: Ten-Cell Panel
ABAB, SPAG: Standard Blood Bank Techniques
ABEL: Acid-EDTA Elution/Other standard methods may be used in difficult cases.
DCTM, MDCG, MDCC3: Direct Antiglobulin Test