Platelet Antibodies - Direct

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

PLTAB DIR

POE DESCRIPTION:

Platelet Antibodies Direct

CPT CODE:

86023 (x3)

CDM NUMBER:

3181159

TEST INFORMATION:

Antibodies to Glycoprotein IIB/IIIA, IB/IX and Ia/IIa

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Sample must remain at room temperature.  Draw Monday through Friday morning only.

CONTAINER TYPE: 4  Lavender tops
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Actual specimen volume required depends on platelet count:

<20,000 =40 mL</p/>

21,000 - 50,000 = 30 mL

51,000 - 150,000 = 20mL

>150,000 = 10 mL

Ship by overnight courier to arrive at Specialty within 24 hrs of collection.

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Any sample received at referral lab >48 hours old.

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 6104

METHODOLOGY:

EIA

TEST SYNONYM(S):Direct Platelet Antibodies