Name: Platelet Autoantibodies
Test Name: Platelet Autoantibodies
Health Link Test Code: HCPLTABS
LIS Test Code: PLTABS
Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 3 - 5 days.
Collect blood in ACD-A tubes. ACD-B tubes are also acceptable. Collect 40 mL of blood if platelet count is <100,000 or 10 mL of blood if platelet count is >100,000.
For pediatric testing, collect as close to stated volumes as possible. Testing is dependent on the amount of platelets recoverable from submitted samples.
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.