Platelet Antibody, Drug Dependent


Sunquest Code:PAIGDD  
Epic Code:LAB3658Epic Name:Platelet Antibody Drug Dependent
Synonyms:Drug Dependent Platelet Antibody
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Code:86022
Test Includes:Platelet antibody detection in the presence and absence of the suspected drug. There are additional charges for testing more than one drug.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 3-4 days.
Special Instructions:For heparin dependent platelet antibody test, refer to Platelet Heparin Antibody Aggregation Study. See separate test order for Abciximab (RePro) Dependent Platelet Antibody.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Collection Instructions:Specimen must be collected no later than 4 days following cessation of drug.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Blood Center of Wisconsin)
Referral Lab number:9000


Interpretive

Reference Range:Reported as positive or negative.
Use:Diagnose drug induced immune thrombocytopenia.


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