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Item Value
ClinicalQuestion Is my patient actively hemolyzing his/her own or transfused RBCs?
TestEntryNumber 251
TestCode DCT
TestName Coombs, Direct, Polyspecific
Synonyms DAT; Direct antiglobulin test; direct coombs; cord blood tests
IsThisScreeningTest yes
PubMedID 12082466
Comment Test was evaluated with newborns with suspected hemolysis.
Sensitivity 39%
Specificity 99%
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