Coombs test, indirect
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1 mL serum.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection ProtocolIdeally, testing should be completed within 48 h of blood collection. Staff overtime charges incurred due to the processing or testing of time-sensitive samples arriving late in the day will be billed to the client.
The indirect Coombs test detects antibodies in a patient's serum against red blood cell antigens.