Which specific lab tests may be indicated in the evaluation of hemolytic anemia?

Updated: May 27, 2021
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The following specific studies may be indicated:

  • Direct antiglobulin test (DAT)

  • Urine free hemoglobin test

  • Urine hemosiderin test

  • Red blood cell survival test

  • Cold agglutinin titer

  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) screen

  • Sickle cell screen


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