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Test Code PDAT1 DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN IGG AND C3D, WHOLE BLOOD

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID PDAT1
EPIC LAB10224

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

The detection of complement and IgG bound to patient’s RBCs

Clinical Significance

If the DAT, polyspecific is positive, it will reflex to DAT-IgG and DAT-C3d at an additional charge. If DAT-IgG is positive an RBC elution may be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name

Red Blood Cell Agglutination with Polyspecific Anti-IgG and Anti-C3d Antisera

Reference Values

Negative

If the DAT, polyspecific is positive, will reflex to DAT-IgG and DAT-C3d at an additional charge.

If DAT-IgG is positive an RBC elution may be performed at an additional charge.

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Preferred Container

Pink Top Tube (EDTA) – ONLY PRIMARY TUBE SAMPLES WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR TESTING

Preferred Volume

Whole Blood: 7 mL (Pink Top Tube (EDTA))

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Send whole blood at ambient temperature.

2. Tube MUST be labelled with full name of patient (Last, First [Do not use nicknames]), date of birth and /or identification number, date of collection, and initials of person drawing specimen.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Refrigerated: 3 Days

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

86860 Antibody Elution, RBC, Each Elution if Indicated
86880 Antihuman Globulin Test (Coombs Test), Direct, Each Antiserum

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)

LOINC Code Information

1007-4

Keywords

COMPLEMENT, DIRECT COOMBS

COOMBS

DAT (DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST)

DIRECT COOMBS

IGG COOMBS

IGG DAT (DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST)

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories