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Test Information

DIRECT COOMBS, POLYSPECIFIC (3009)

CPT Code:

86880

Specimen Requirements:

1 dedicated lavender-top tube (EDTA) [Polyspecific Coombs] [A separate lavender-top tube is required for this testing]. (This test does not reflex to Monospecific testing. If Anti C3D & Anti IgG testing is desired, use Direct Coombs, Reflexive, Test No. 3223).

Stability:

Refrigerated: 48 hours

Minimum Collection Volume:

0.5 mL EDTA whole blood

Methodology:

Hemagglutination

Rejection Reason:

Specimen may be rejected due to severe hemolysis, or not collected in a lavender top tube.

Transport Temperature:

Refrigerated

Container Type:

Lavender top tube

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