antiglobulin test

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an·ti·glob·u·lin test

n. prueba de la antiglobulina.
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Provision of equipment and reagents for the production of blood groups and phenotyping, RAI and direct Coombs test.
Direct Coombs Test Seroconversion In the pooled Phase 3 CABP trials, 51/520 (9.
She was diagnosed with as autoimmune hemolytic anemia (ATHA) based on a high reticulocyte count, positive direct Coombs test, hemoglobinuria, and low haptoglobin level, and received the conventional treatment of prednisone (2 mg/kg in divided doses) and blood transfusions.
3], the blood type of the mother and the baby was found to be 0 Rh (+) and the direct coombs test was found to be negative.
Other possible hemolytic anemia or enzyme deficiencies causes were excluded (negative Coombs test, normal glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme level, normal hemoglobin electrophoresis and bone marrow aspiration).
4 mg/dL, direct Coombs test was positive (warm, polyspecific IgG), and so was the indirect Coombs test.
The patient was negative for hepatitis A, B, and C virus antibodies and antimitochondrial antibodies and had a negative direct Coombs test result.
Moreover, results of a direct Coombs test were negative, although a routine peripheral blood smear revealed the presence of "bite cells.
Pretransfusion compatibility testing continues, but it includes a major crossmatch (a serologic reaction between intended recipient serum and donor cells) only if one of the following conditions is met: 1) the patient's atypical antibody screen is positive; 2) the transfusion service's card file indicates a history of an antibody or a prior transfusion reaction; or 3) the patient has a positive direct Coombs test.
Features of APS include hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, venous and arterial occlusions, livedo reticularis, pulmonary manifestations, recurrent fetal loss, neurologic manifestations (stroke, transverse myelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome); and a positive Coombs test, anticardiolipin antibodies, or lupus anticoagulant activity (1).
The Coombs test is one of the most widely performed procedures in clinical medicine, and these reagent products are used routinely in the testing of all blood donors and obstetrical and presurgery patients.
This year, we anticipate productivity benefits and reagent savings from a plan not to perform routine elutions on cord blood of type A or B newborns who have a positive direct Coombs test and were born to group O positive mothers.