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Test Name: Platelet Ab Screen

Test Code(s): PLTSCN / HCPLTSCN

CPT Code(s): 86022

Methodology: Flow Cytometry

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 4 days.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Preferred: Red top

Collection Volume: Preferred: 9 mL
Pediatrics: 2.5 mL

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Volume Required: Preferred: 5 mL
Pediatrics: 1 mL

Specimen Processing: Centrifuge. Transfer cell free serum to plastic vial.

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220).  

Stability: Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Acceptable


Interpretation

Report provides interpretation.

Anti-platelet, Anti-platelet antibody, PLT Ab Anti-

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