Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Platelet Antibody (View in report form.)
|CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ||
|CPT CODE: ||
|DAYS PERFORMED: ||
M - F Second shift (3:00 to 11:00)
|TURNAROUND TIME: ||
Same day if received before 17:00 or next business day
|CONTAINER TYPE: |
Preferred- plain red top or SST
|SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: ||
2 ml blood
|REJECTION CRITERIA: ||
Heparinized blood, Hemolyzed, Lipemic, or Icteric sample
|MINIMUM VOLUME: ||
1 ml blood
|HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: ||
If sample can not be delivered to the lab within 4 hours, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from the cells. Store 2-8°C for up to 48 hours.
|REFERENCE RANGE: ||
> 0.400 OD is positive when confirmed by heparin inhibition of > 50%.
< 50% inhibition is considered equivocal.
|LIMITATIONS OF TEST: ||
This assay will only detect the clinically significant IgG HIT antibody. It will not detect IgA or IgM HIT antibodies
|CRITICAL VALUES: ||
|LAST UPDATED: |
|TEST SYNONYM(S):||Heparin Dependent Anti-platelet Antibody; Heparin Platelet Antibody, HIT|
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