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Epinephrine Platelet Aggregation

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
EPNPH SPCOG
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Lt 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, Plt <50,000
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Must be scheduled in advance
Methodology:
Biodata Platelet Aggregation Profile Model PAP-4/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. Specimen must arrive in laboratory by 1000. Special handling is required. Patient fasting 10 hours prior to collection. Refrain from smoking and caffeine day of test.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
72 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: Normal Study
CPT Code:
85576
Synonyms:
Aggregometer Test; Platelet Function Studies