Platelet Antibody Screen & Identification

Sunquest Code:PABS  
Epic Code:LAB3655Epic Name:Platelet Antibody Screen and ID
Synonyms:Antibody Identification, Platelet
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:86022
Test Includes:Platelet antibody identification. If platelet antibodies are detected, antibody identification is done at an additional charge.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.
Special Instructions:UMMC-U, UMMC-R and Amplatz: To expedite delivery of specimen to American Red Cross - send to UMMC-U or UMMC-R Blood Bank. Do not send to Specimen Management. FRH and FSH use the ARC courier and sends specimen directly to American Red Cross. If a UMMC-U patient is suspected to be refractory to platelet transfusions, contact the Blood Bank at 612-273-5367.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature, within 48 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (American Red Cross, North Central Blood Services (ARC))


Reference Range:HLA Class 1 Antibody Screen: Negative; Platelet Antibody Screen: Negative
Use:Detect platelet reactive antibodies seen in neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, post-transfusion purpura, autoimmune thrombocytopenia, and with transfusion-associated platelet refractoriness.

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