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Platelet Function Screen (PFA, PFA-100)

Tube Type x 2

Test ID   LAB318A
EPIC Order
  PLATELET FUNCTION ASSAY
CPT Code(s)   85576
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 2.7 mL Light Blue Top Tube x 2;  See Important Comments
Stability
Unspun: Whole blood
Room temperature: 2 hours
Refrigerator: NO
Frozen: NO
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day, 7 days/week
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr, Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range COL/EPI 84-178 seconds
  COL/ADP 60-130 seconds
Comments Cannot be added on to existing Coag test in lab - requires individual tube.  Recommend 2 tubes due to volume required for testing.
Do NOT refrigerate; Do not centrifuge

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on March 29, 2017

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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