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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Platelet Function Analysis (Collagen/ADP/Epinephrine)

Test Name

Platelet Function Analysis (Collagen/ADP/Epinephrine)

Blue Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Blue Tube (Sodium Citrate)

Minimum Volume = Full draw

9:1 Ratio (9 parts blood to 1 part anticoagulant)

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: A Hematology consult is REQUIRED for inpatient samples (except for patients in 2 Donnelly). Referred-in patients and outpatients can be tested without a Hematology consult.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Transportation: In/Outpatients, Referred-in: Send whole citrated blood at room temperature as soon as possible. All samples must be sent to the Core Laboratory.

Stability: Specimens are stable for 4 hours post collection at room temperature.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Clotted sample, grossly hemolyzed samples, Unlabeled or samples with insufficient quantity will be rejected.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

PFA Collagen/ADP: 67-111 seconds

PFA Collagen/EPI: 82-142 seconds

Test Code

PFAC

Methodology

Platelet Function

Testing Location

SMH-Special Coagulation

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019