Neonatal Alloimmune thrombocytopenia Initial Maternal Samples Only - LG5728


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
CPT Code:81400 x8, 86022
Test Includes:Platelet Antigen Genotyping Panel and Platelet Antibody Identification Panel including maternal sample crossmatched with maternal platelets. Order this test when the father is not available for testing.
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 speicmen and serum.


Collection Instructions

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


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. Sample must arrive within 4 days of collection. Protect blood from freezing.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Blood Center of Wisconsin)
Referral Lab number:5303


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