Platelet Aggregation Profile

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: PLTAG SPCOG

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Blue top (sodium citrate) tubes

Collection Volume: 25.0 mL

Cause for rejection: Specimen hemolyzed, clotted or grossly lipemic; specimen from patients who have taken drugs that inhibit platelet function; test not scheduled in advance.

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Test scheduled for weekday mornings only

Methodology: Standard Optical Aggregation in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

Special Instructions: NOTE: Call Centralized Core Lab (330-543-8416) in advance to schedule. Test can be scheduled for weekday mornings at Akron campus only. Special handling is required.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 72 hours

Additional Info: Reference range is available under individual tests

CPT Code: 85576

Synonyms: Platelet Function Studies; Aggregometer test

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