Platelet Aggregation Profile
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Specially prepared 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 CCL in advance to schedule. Test can be scheduled for weekday mornings only. Hematology lab staff must be at bedside to collect. Special handling is required.
OC Power Word:
Reference range is available under individual tests
Platelet Function Studies; Aggregometer test