Immature Platelet Fraction
Label Mnemonic: IPF
Epic Lab Code: LAB7376
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hematology
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Blood
Specimen Instructions:
Test should be run within 24 hours of draw time. Platelet count should be performed on same sample.
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Full draw; 3.0 mL lavender top; (or fingerstick)
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
Routine turnaround time is approximately 1 hour.
Reference Range:
1.1-6.1%
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
CPT Code:
85055
 
See also:
Platelet Count, Whole Blood