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PLATELET ASSOCIATED ANTIBODIES, DIRECT ASSAY

Mnemonic

PADGM

Synonym

Direct Platelet Antibody - Anti-Platelet Antibodies - Cell-Bound Platelet Antibody Test - Platelet Associated Immunoglobulins (IgG & IgM)

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 4.0 mL or 2.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Transport whole blood. Specimens must arrive at ARUP within 48 hours of collection. Draw Mon - Thu only.

Preferred Volume

4.0 mL (required amount of blood may be dependent on platelet count)

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport

CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE

Rejection Criteria

Clotted, hemolyzed, frozen, or refrigerated specimens. Specimens older than 48 hours

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Sat

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Qualitative Flow Cytometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (95614)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86023 (x2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:29 AM


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