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Platelet Aggregation Profile

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
PLTAG SPCOG
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blue top (sodium citrate) tubes
Collection Volume:
25.0 mL
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.
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Test scheduled for weekday mornings only
Methodology:
Standard Optical Aggregation in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
Special Instructions:
NOTE: Call Centralized Core Lab (330-543-8416) in advance to schedule. Test can be scheduled for weekday mornings at Akron campus only. Special handling is required.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8416
TAT:
72 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range is available under individual tests
CPT Code:
85576
Synonyms:
Platelet Function Studies; Aggregometer test