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Test Code PLT AB Platelet Autoantibodies

Clinical System Name

Platelet Autoantibodies

Synonyms

Anti Platelet Antibodies
Platelet Autoantibodies
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Call Bloodworks Northwest

Preferred Vol: Amount depends on patient's diagnosis. Call Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Lab.

Minimum Vol: Amount depends on patient's diagnosis. Call Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Lab.

 

Note: Test must be scheduled. A BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition must be filled out properly by the ordering provider. Please call Bloodworks Northwest at 206-689-6543 for additional information and scheduling. Keep samples at room temperature and deliver to the Lab promptly. Information on specimen label should EXACTLY match information on requisition.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Samples must be kept at room temperature and sent to Bloodworks Northwest within 24 hours of blood draw. Give specimen and requisition directly to the sendout tech. Do not store sample.

 

Off-site collection: Test must be scheduled. A BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition must be filled out properly by the ordering provider. Please call Bloodworks Northwest at 206-689-6543 for additional information and scheduling.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N By prior arrangement only Varies

 

Performing Laboratory

Bloodworks Northwest

Department

Department:  

Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Lab

921 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA
 

Phone Number: (206) 292-6543

 

 

Reference Range

Contact Bloodworks Northwest Platelet Immunology Lab at 206-292-6543 for interpretation.
 

 

Methodology

Method: None None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations: Method is affected by improper specimen type, age of sample, patient's diagnosis and platelet count.

CPT Codes

86022 x2

86023 x2

 

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Platelet Autoantibody Test
Reference Test Number: 3640-00
Instructions: Notify Bloodworks Northwest that we are sending a sample to them (206) 689-6543. Use a BWNW Immunogenetics Requisition, cushion tubes well and send ASAP via delivery express to Bloodworks Northwest, 921 Terry Ave, Platelet Immunology Lab. Follow any additional or alternate instructions given to us by Bloodworks Northwest.