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DCT

What is this test?

The DAT (Direct Coomb's test) is positive if red cells have been coated, in vivo, with immunoglobulin, complement, or both. A positive result can occur in immune-mediated red cell destruction, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, a transfusion reaction or in patients receiving certain drugs.

Also known as DCT Blood, Direct Coombs Test, Coombs Direct Test.

What is the preparation needed for doing this test?

No special preparation is needed for DCT. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing DCT. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.

What are the normal values of results of this test?

GenderAge groupsValue
UNISEXAll age groupsResults are normal if there is no clumping

Test Price

150 - ₹1000

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