Kathy Cormier asks:
>>I was looking to run a Coombs Test for a Primate sample...<<
The Coombs test (direct antiglobulin test, DAT) looks for
agglutination of antibody-coated red cells by an agglutinating
antibody directed against the primary antibody that's on the patient's
If the patient is a monkey, you cannot assume that an agglutinating
antibody against human immunoglobulin will produce a positive result.
If the patient is an Anglican bishop, you're probably OK.
Samurai Pathologist and occasional Episcopalian
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