Direct Antiglobulin Test, IgG

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: DAT3; CLOT
POE DESCRIPTION: WORK UP 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: 7 mL (lavender)
REFERENCE RANGE: Negative
TEST SYNONYM(S):Anti-IgG Coombs` Test; Direct Coombs`, IgG; Incomplete Antibody