Apr 7, 2015




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Post Transfusion Purpura

Post Transfusion Purpura (HCPTPPBL) Blood Center of SE WI Lab Test

Name: Post Transfusion Purpura

Test Name: Post Transfusion Purpura

Health Link Test Code: HCPTPPBL


Test Component:

Platelet Antibody Identification Panel

Platelet Antigen Genotyping Panel

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 weeks.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: See collection instructions.

Collection Instructions:

Collect 10 mL EDTA whole blood and 2-9mL red top tubes. For pediatric patients, collect 5 mL EDTA whole blood and 1-9mL red top.

Stability Ambient:

Not acceptable

Stability Refridgerated:

7 days

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge red top and place serum into a screw-capped aliquot tube.  Preferred: 10 mL serum (3 mL min).  Refrigerate serum and EDTA whole blood.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.