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Epinephrine Platelet Aggregation

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
EPNPH SPCOG
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blue top (sodium citrate) tube
Collection Volume:
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.
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Must be scheduled in advance
Methodology:
Standard Optical Aggregation in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
Special Instructions:
Call Centralized Core Lab (330-543-8416) in advance to schedule test. Testing is drawn at Akron campus only. Special handling is required.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
72 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: Normal Study
CPT Code:
85576
Synonyms:
Aggregometer Test; Platelet Function Studies