The indirect Coombs test looks for antibodies in the blood. These antibodies could act against certain red blood cells. This test is most often done to determine reaction to a blood transfusion.
This Test Includes
Coomb Test Indirect
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Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
The test may be ordered to diagnose the cause of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, jaundice or Rh disease in humans. The indirect Coombs' test is used for the analysis of unbound circulating antibodies in the serum sample, against a series of standardized red blood cells.
What is this test
Coombs' Test is frequently used in the evaluation of a jaundiced infant. This test is used to check antibodies that act against the red blood cells in the body, which bind to them causing premature red blood cell destruction (haemolysis).