Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Initial Screening Maternal and Paternal - LG5607


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:NAIT
Methodology:PCR and fluorescent Hydrolysis probes, platelet antibody bead array (PABA) and flow cytometry
Test Includes:Platelet Antigen Genotyping Panel and Platelet Antibody Identification Panel including maternal sample crossmatched with maternal platelets. To complete this workup, order NAIT - Initial Paternal (test code 5703) on father.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 10-12 days.
Special Instructions:Send both yellow ACD whole blood specimen and serum.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:30 mL whole blood Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube and 20 mL plain red (no gel) from mother and 30 mL whole blood Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube from father.
Minimum\Peds Volume:20 mL whole blood Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube and 6.2 mL plain red (no gel) from mother and 20 mL whole blood Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube from father.
Container:Red (no gel), Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Send both whole blood yellow ACD tube and serum from mother and whole blood only from father.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process whole blood yellow ACD tube. Centrifuge and aliquot 10 mL, 3 mL minimum. Store both in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Protect blood from freezing.
Stability:Whole blood: 4 days refrigerated.
Serum: 7 days refrigerated; for longer storage freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Versiti)
Referral Lab number:5603 and 5703


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