|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
See Platelet Antibody Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.
The patient must have a platelet count >10,000/microliter.
Specimen must arrive within 48 hours. Draw specimen Monday through Thursday only and not the day before a holiday. Specimen should be drawn and packaged as close to shipping time as possible.
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen Volume: 20 mL
Specimen older than 48 hours
|Whole Blood EDTA||Refrigerated||48 hours|