Direct Antiglobulin Test

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: DAT; CLOT
POE DESCRIPTION: DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST; DIRECT COOMBS; DAT
CPT CODE: 86880
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 30 minutes
CONTAINER TYPE:

pink top tube

COLLECTION: Special Labeling Requirements: The initials of the person who collected the specimen and the date and time of collection MUST be noted on the specimen label.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Anticoagulated Red Blood Cells
MINIMUM VOLUME:

6 mL (pink top)

REFERENCE RANGE: Negative
LAST UPDATED:

03-31-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Anti-Human Globulin Test; Broad Spectrum Direct Coombs`; DAT; Direct Coombs`; Coombs` Test