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Platelet Antibody

Centralized Core Laboratory - Northern Ohio Red Cross : Send Out

Test ID :
PLTAB
Test Workstation :
NORC
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
6.0 mL Red top (no anticoagulant)tube and two 6.0 mL Purple top (EDTA)tube
Collection Volume:
12.0 mL EDTA & 6.0 mL Red top (Do not centrifuge)
Cause for Rejection:
SST (serum separator) tubes will be rejected.
Storage:
Ambient
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Platelet Antibody Screen, Platelet Associated IgG, HPA-1a (PLA1) Typing
Special Instructions:
Must have collector (employee # and date & time) written on specimen tubes. Red Cross paperwork must be completed. Notify Red Cross. For specimens collected at Mahoning Valley: Must have collector (employee # and date & time) written on specimen tubes. Red Cross paperwork must be completed and can be obtained from Akron Campus hematology department. Store at room temperature for same day delivery; refrigerate if sent the next day.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
5 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
86022

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