Coombs test

What is Coombs test?

A test for antibodies, the so-called anti–human globulin test using either the direct or indirect Coombs tests.

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HI I'm 30 years old woman. i have a four year aged son and i want to go for another one but the problem is that my blood group is B-ve and my...

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Positive indirect coomb's test means you are already sensitized and antibodies against Rh +ve blood are circulating in your blood. Theses...

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I just had a GI infection. When I could not take the nausea anymore, I went to the local ED. On arrival they gave me IVF bolus and drew a CBC. The...

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The combination of an increased serum Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) and reduced haptoglobin is 90 percent...

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Prior to the development of Rhogam, a woman with blood type O- giving birth to a baby with blood type A+ had a 2% chance of developing an immune...

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The risk depends on the chances of feto maternal hemorrhage prior to the birth of the baby. The chances of...

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Hi Doctor... My wife is B negative and I am B positive. We have a 6 years old son who is B positive... We missed to take Anti-D injection during...

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My Hemoglobin is 7.3, I am sixty one years old, a male. Is this low

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I want to know if I'll probably develop LUPUS . I'm a 54yo female w/a hx of primary Raynaud's & primary Sjogren's. I have a dx of degenerative...

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i am 28 weeks pregnaant with my 4th child. I am blood type negative, and my husband is positive. I have alwys gotten the Rhogam shot at 28 weeks...

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i am 1 mnth pregnant now. my first delivery was a pre term one, with a baby girl, who is Rh-ve. since i was also Rh-ve, didnt have any issues...

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HI I m 30 years old woman. i have a four year aged son and i want to go for another one but the problem is that my blood group is B-ve and my...

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hi good doctor.... i am seema 33 yrs old and i am in 18weeks pregnant and i am rh negative mother can u help when i have to do my coombs test and...

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