Thrombin Platelet Aggregation
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. Test can be scheduled for weekday mornings only. Hematology staff must be at bedside to collect. Special handling is required.
Reference range: Normal Study
Aggregometer Test; Platelet Function Studies