Ristocetin Platelet Aggregation
Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology
Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
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.
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. Testing drawn at Akron Campus only. Special handling is required.
Reference range: Normal Study
Aggregometer Test; Platelet Function Studies