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Direct Coombs Test (DCT) Test in Bangalore | Home Sample Collection in 60 min

Available everyday from 6:30 AM to 10 PM
Sample(s) required
Preparation required
No Fasting Required
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What is the Direct Coombs test (DCT)?

The Direct Coombs test also called the direct antiglobulin test (DAT), is used to detect antibodies that get attached to the surface of red blood cells (RBCs). Certain types of diseases and drugs can cause this condition. These antibodies sometimes destroy the red blood cells and lead to anaemia.

Test name

Direct Coombs Test (DCT) Test

Test type


Pre-test Information

No special preparation is required.(Fasting is not required)

Report Delivery

Get reports within 6 hours


As prescribed by your doctor


₹ 600

Sample required

Blood (Free home sample collection in 60 mins)

When is the Direct Coombs test (DCT) recommended?

It is recommended in:Screening the recipient of a blood transfusion before the transfusion is done.To screen the mother’s blood for antigens that can target the RBCs of newborn babies.To detect the type of anaemia.To diagnose haemolytic anaemia and evaluate if it is caused by autoimmune disease or induced by drugs.

What does it measure?

The Direct Coombs test (DCT) is to:Determine whether your red blood cells (RBCs) circulating in the bloodstream are covered with antibodies. These antibodies that have been attached to the surface of the RBCs are responsible for their destruction.If someone receives a donor’s blood type that does not fully match their own, their body will make antibodies that recognize the donor’s RBC as foreign. These antibodies will attack the donor's RBCs and destroy them. People who have many blood transfusions are more likely to develop antibodies to RBCs because they are exposed to more foreign RBCs.

How long will the reports take?

You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.

What is the cost of the Direct Coombs test (DCT) in Bangalore?

The cost of the Direct Coombs test (DCT) in Bangalore is Rs. 600.

How often should I get tested for the Direct Coombs test (DCT)?

The Direct Coombs test (DCT) is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.

What are the normal values of the Direct Coombs test (DCT)?

Positive / Negative

What is the type of sample required?

We require a blood sample for this test.

What time should I get the test done?

This test can be taken at any time during the day.

Is fasting required for a DCT - Direct Coombs test?

Fasting is not required for this test.

Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a DCT - Direct Coombs test?

There are no specific precautions for this test.

How can I book a DCT - Direct Coombs test in Bangalore?

Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.

Why should I book a DCT - Direct Coombs test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?

Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!

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