Platelet Antibody

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: PLTAB NORC

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: 7mL Red top (no anticoagulant)tube and 6.0 mL Purple top (EDTA)tube

Collection Volume: 6.0 mL EDTA & 7.0 mL Red top (Do not centrifuge)

Cause for rejection: SST (serum separator) tubes will be rejected.

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Platelet Antibody Screen, Platelet Associated IgG, HPA-1a (PLA1) Typing

Special Instructions: Must have collector (employee # and date & time) written on specimen tubes. Red Cross paperwork must be completed. Notify Red Cross.

For specimens collected at Mahoning Valley: Must have collector (employee # and date & time) written on specimen tubes. Red Cross paperwork must be completed and can be obtained from Akron Campus hematology department.

Store at room temperature for same day delivery; refrigerate if sent the next day.



Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 5 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 86022

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