Platelet Antibody Identification
Label Mnemonic: PLTABI
Epic Lab Code: LAB3873
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Adults: 5 mL serum
Pediatrics: 3 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Specimens will be rejected if label does not contain patient's first and last name and medical record number when received.
Turn Around Time:
7 days
Comments:
Test Includes: HPA-1a/b, HPA-2a/b, HPA-3a/b, HPA-4a, HPA-5a/b, GPIIb/IIIa, GPIa/IIa, GPIb/IX. GPIV and Class I HLA antibodies.

This test may be useful to support a diagnosis of post-transfusion purpura. For neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia diagnosis, see LAB3690.
Methodology:
Platelet Antibody Bead Array (PABA) and Flow Cytometry
CPT Code:
86022
 
See also:
Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Purpura, Whole Blood & Serum