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Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Panel

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Test ID LAB5323
EPIC Order HIT PANEL; HEPARIN INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA PANEL
CPT Code(s) see individual tests: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Special Coagulation
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: Blood: 2x red or royal blue top preferred; serum separator/gold top tube may be used;
see important Comments
Stability
Unspun - 4 hrs
Room Temp - 4 hrs
Refrigerated - NO
Frozen - 6 months
Availability Routine: HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody: 3 runs/week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia 1 run/week: Thursday
STAT: Available upon approval by the Laboratory Director
Turnaround Time see individual tests
Reference Range Normal: see individual tests: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody
Comment Patient Should be OFF Heparin for a Minimum of 8 hours
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:
Incubate at 37 °C for 2 hours.
Centrifuge and aliquot - minimum 4 aliquots of 0.5 mL.
Use all serum. Freeze within 4 hrs.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on December 19, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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