Coombs, Direct Fractionation

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2214
  • Soft Test Code:
  • DATF
Alternate Names
  • Direct Coombs Fractionated

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

3.0 mL Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

24 hours Ambient 
72 hours Refrigerated

This Blood Bank test should be performed within 72 hours. If longer than 72 hours patient should be redrawn.

Collection Instructions

Specimen should be labeled with the patient's name, date and time of collection, [date of birth and/or social security number] and the phlebotomist's (collector's) initials

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Negative


Test Comments:

This test is ordered and charged when a Direct Coombs test is positive on any 6 months or older


Methodology:
  • Hemagglutination

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Blood Bank
Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01495158


CPT Coding

86880 x 2