51750:PLATELET ANTIBODY SCREEN

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51750:PLATELET ANTIBODY SCREEN
Methodology: Solid Phase Platelet Adherence
Edit Date: 3/17/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday (except holidays) For STAT, call Transfusion Services – 541.222.1732.
Released: Next day (Monday if received Friday)
CPT Code: 86022
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One dedicated 6 mL pink top tube (EDTA). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Immediately after collection, centrifuge and separate plasma from cells and transfer to a properly labeled plastic vial. Refrigerate. Complete and accurate labeling with patient’s first and last name and date of birth is required. Information on test requisition and on label must be identical.
Stability: 24 hours refrigerated.
Standard Volume: 2 mL plasma.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated if received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection, or frozen on dry ice.
Comments: This is a screening test to detect IgG antibodies to platelet antigens. It will not identify specificity of antibodies.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; serum separator tube (SST); refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 24 hours after collection; incorrect or incomplete labeling; discrepancy between requisition and specimen label.

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