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Platelet Function Test

Test Code:

BC9999

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sodium Citrate Tube

Specimen Requirement

Citrated Whole Blood
20 mL
Fill blood up to the marking on tube and mix well.
Includes aggregation with 5 reagents (ADP, Collagen, Epinephrine, Arachidonic acid and ristocetin).

Patient need to fast overnight prior to test and should not be on aspirin for at least 2 weeks for investigation of bleeding disorder.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Send immediately at room temperature. DO NOT send with ice pack.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

1 day

Reference Value(s)

Platelet Aggregation with:

ADP 64 - 111%
Arachidonic Acid 52 - 110%
Collagen 68 - 117%
Epinephrine 46 - 122%
Ristocetin 80 - 115%

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Coagulation

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

By appointment only

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Platelet aggregation with ADP, Arachidonic Acid, Collagen, Epinephrine, and Ristocetin
 
** Appointment required. Call 6326 6022 for appointment.

Change History Notes

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Keywords

Platelet Function Test (Platelet aggregation with ADP, Arachidonic Acid, Collagen, Epinephrine, and Ristocetin) BC9999
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