DCTM - Overview: Direct Coombs, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: DCTM    
Direct Coombs, Blood

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

Demonstrating 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

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Direct Antiglobulin Test/Standard AABB

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


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