0 Coombs' Test

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Indirect Coombs' Test (Detects Ab against RBCs that are present unbound in serum)

  1. Used in Prenatal testing of pregnant women 
  2. and in testing blood Prior to Blood transfusion

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Direct Coombs' Test (dectects the Abs or complement proteins that are bound to the surface of RBCs.)

  1. used After blood transfusion
Mnemonic : ABCD
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