Thrombin Platelet Aggregation
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Specially prepared sodium citrate tubes
10.0 mL (minimum 5.0 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.
Must be scheduled in advance
Standard Optical Aggregation in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
Call Centralized Core Lab (330-543-8416) in advance to schedule test. Test drawn at Akron Campus only. Special handling is required.
Reference range: Normal Study
Aggregometer Test; Platelet Function Studies