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ID:244 Direct Coomb's Test (DCT)
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DescriptionUsed in the investigation of haemolysis and other haematological disorders
IndicationHaemolytic Disease of the Newborn (HDN), Haemolytic Transfusion Reaction (HTR), Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia (AIHA), Drug Induced AIHA.
Additional InfoA Positive DCT result will more than likely delay the provision of any blood transfusion.
Concurrent Tests
Dietary Requirements

InterpretationPositive or Negative, Immunoglobulin or Complement.

Ref. Range (Male)Negative
Ref. Range (Female)Negative
Ref. Range (Paed)Negative
Ref. Range Notes
UnitsPositive/Negative


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT48 hours
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT48 hours
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Originally edited by : RJAR. Last edited on 03/11/2018 14:22:26. Published By RJAR on 03/11/2017 14:22:26.