Medical Definition of Coombs test
: an agglutination test used to detect proteins and especially antibodies on the surface of red blood cells
Biographical Note for coombs test
Robert Royston Amos (1921–2005), British immunologist. Coombs, along with A. E. Mourant and R. R. Race, devised in 1945 the test now known as the Coombs test.
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