Coombs tests and the detection of Rhesus incompatibility

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Coombs tests and the detection of Rhesus incompatibility First off, the Coombs test is separated into two tests: the direct Coombs test and the indirect Coombs test. The direct Coombs test is when blood is taken directly from the umbilical vessel of a newborn. This blood is checked for IgG autoantibodies on the
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Unformatted text preview: surface of blood cells. The indirect Coombs test uses the same method of testing the blood, but differs in that the blood is taken from the parent of the host instead of the host....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 4010 taught by Professor Farone during the Spring '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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