Immature Platelet Fraction

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

IPF

CPT CODE:

85595

DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

4.0 hours

CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube - 3 ml
COLLECTION:

Peripheral blood

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Whole blood

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Clotted specimen

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.5 ml venous, 250 uL capillary whole blood

REFERENCE RANGE:

1.0 - 10.0 %

METHODOLOGY:

Fluorescent flow cytometry

TEST SYNONYM(S):Reticulated platelet fraction