Platelet Associated Antibodies, Direct Assay PADIR
|Method(s)||Qualitative Flow Cytometry|
Two 3 mL lavender (EDTA) or one pink (K2EDTA) top tube(s).
4 mL whole blood at 20-25ºC. (Min: 1 mL)
Collect Mon. - Fri. ONLY; specimen must be received at Operations Center no later than 1:00 p.m.
|Stability||Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable|
|Unacceptable Conditions||Clotted, hemolyzed, refrigerated, or frozen samples. Samples greater than 48 hours old.|
|CPTCode||86023 IgG; 86023 IgM|
|Notes||TIME SENSITIVE. CRITICAL AMBIENT. Samples must be received within 48 hours of collection. Required amount of blood may be dependent on platelet count.|
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|