Platelet Function Test

Centralized Core Laboratory:Hematology

Test ID/Workstation: PFT MNCOG

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Blue top (sodium citrate) tube

Collection Volume: 2.7 mL

Cause for rejection: Sample hemolyzed, clotted, diluted with IV fluid; contaminated with heparin; improperly filled; received on ice; received > 4 hrs after drawn

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily, 24 hours

Methodology: Test Cartridge System Simulating Platelet Adhesion and Aggregation

Special Instructions: Specimens should be sent to the lab immediately. Specimens should not be sent on ice.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly). If collected at an offsite location, specimen is stable only 1 hour. Call a STAT Courier

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8416

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range: COL/EPI = 80-184 sec COL/ADP = 56-102 sec

NOTE: Platelet counts less than 50,000 will not give accurate results and may be rejected.

CPT Code: 85576

Panel Includes: Collagen/Epinephrine, Collagen/ADP

Synonyms: -

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