The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Direct Coomb's Test (DCT)

Used in the investigation of haemolysis and other haematological disorders

Tube EDTA (Crossmatch)
ID 12700
Availability As required
Additional Information A Positive DCT result will more than likely delay the provision of any blood transfusion.
Collection Con Hand written labels ONLY accepted to include Full Name, DOB, and Hospital Number.
Frequency As required
IP Routine TAT 48 hours
GP Routine TAT 48 hours