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Test Code Plt AlloAb Platelet Alloantibodies

Important Note

For Platelet Alloantibodies testing, samples can be drawn Su - Th at any time. Samples must be drawn before 10am on Fridays and cannot be drawn on Saturdays.

Clinical System Name

Platelet Alloantibodies

Synonyms

Platelet Alloantibody Screen
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red and Yellow/ACD A

Preferred Vol: 10 mL each

Minimum Vol: 7 mL each

 

Note:BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition must be filled out properly by the ordering provider. Information on sample label should EXACTLY match information on requsition. Keep samples at room temperature.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Give whole blood to blood bank with BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition. Bloodworks Northwest requisition must be complete and accompany specimen to lab. Place labels and back copy of requisition in send outs box attached to the CPA refrigerator.

 

Note: For Platelet Alloantibodies testing, samples can be drawn Su - Th at any time. Samples must be drawn before 10am on Fridays and cannot be drawn on Saturdays.

 

Off-site collection:

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily 1 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Department

Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Laboratory

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-1256
(206) 689-6543

 

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

Special Instructions

This is for the BASIC Platelet Alloantibody. If the physician orders the ADVANCED Platelet Alloantibody, a MISCELLANEOUS needs to be ordered, not this test. Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Laboratory is staffed for questions 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. (206) 689-6543

CPT Codes

For additional information, please contact Laboratory Client Services at 206-987-2617.

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Platelet Alloantibody Workup (Basic)
Reference Test Number: 3630-00
Instructions: Check information on label and requisition for accuracy. Deliver specimen and requisition to blood bank.