Coombs serum

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Coombs serum

[′kümz ‚sir·əm]
(immunology)
An immune serum containing antiglobulin that is used in testing for Rh and other sensitizations.
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antihuman globulin (AHG) antisera) for a particular test.
For each serum sample, the participant reported crossmatch results as either "negative" or "positive," and the method employed (tube, solid phase red cell adherence [SPRCA], gel, electronic/computer, or LMWT); for tube testing, the phase of testing was also reported (immediate spin, antihuman globulin [AHG] crossmatch with immunoglobulin G AHG, or AHG crossmatch with polyspecific AHG) and the additive solution (saline, albumin, low ionic strength solution [LISS], or polyethylene glycol [PEG]).
AMEX: GBL), has received the first license ever issued by the Food and Drug Administration for four antihuman globulin (Coombs) reagents manufactured totally from monoclonal antibodies.