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Test ID: DCTM    
Direct Coombs, Blood

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Demonstrates in vivo coating of RBCs with IgG or the complement component C3d in the following settings:

-Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

-Hemolytic transfusion reactions

-Drug-induced hemolytic anemia

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Direct Coombs, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Coombs, Direct, Blood
Direct Antiglobulin Test
Poly Specific Coombs
Polyspecific Direct Coombs, Blood