Platelet Aggregation Profile
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Blue top (sodium citrate) tubes
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.
Test scheduled for weekday mornings only
Standard Optical Aggregation in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
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.
Reference range is available under individual tests
Platelet Function Studies; Aggregometer test