Name: Platelet Glycoprotein Expression
Test Name: Platelet Glycoprotein Expression
Health Link Test Code: HCPGE
LIS Test Code: PGE
Methodology: Flow Cytometry
Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 days.
ACD-B anticoagulant preferred. ACD-A is acceptable.
The Blood Center must be contacted before drawing and will only accept specimens for testing Tuesday-Friday. Specimens must be received and processed by the Blood Center of WI within 48 hours of collection. Specimens must be received by the UWHC Hospital Lab Monday-Thursday before 1000H. A normal control tube from an unrelated person must be submitted at the same time. Contact UWHC Referral Office at (608) 262-6388 for pediatric minimums.
Collection Volume: 5 - 10 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: See collection instructions.
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.