Name: Post Transfusion Purpura
Test Name: Post Transfusion Purpura
Health Link Test Code: HCPTPPBL
LIS Test Code: PTPPNL
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.
Collection Container: See 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.
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.
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.