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NBDAT
DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN IGG ONLY BABY

Test Code NBDAT 
Test DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN IgG ONLY BABY 
Methodology Agglutination with Anti-IgG Antisera 
Description Useful for the detection of maternal IgG bound to newborn RBCs. 
Specimen Draw blood in a lavender-top MICROTAINERŽ (EDTA) tube, and send 0.8 mL of EDTA whole blood.

NOTE: TUBE MUST BE LABELED WITH FULL NAME OF PATIENT (LAST, FIRST [DO NOT USE NICKNAMES]), DATE OF BIRTH AND/OR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, DATE OF COLLECTION, AND INITIALS OF PERSON DRAWING SPECIMEN. 

Reference Values Negative
If positive, an RBC elution will be performed at an additional charge. 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 86860  RBC elution, if indicated
86880  DAT, IgG