Apr 7, 2015




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Platelet Glycoprotein Expression

Platelet Glycoprotein Expression (HCPGE) Blood Center of SE WI Lab Test

Name: Platelet Glycoprotein Expression

Test Name: Platelet Glycoprotein Expression

Health Link Test Code: HCPGE

LIS Test Code: PGE

Test Component:


Methodology: Flow Cytometry

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

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 days.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Instructions:

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.

Stability Ambient:

Not acceptable

Stability Refridgerated:

2 days

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood

Specimen Transport:

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