Platelet Crossmatch Incompatibility Screen

Abbrev Code:PLTISC   
Order Code:LAB3683Order Name:PLT XM Incompatibility Screen
Synonyms:Platelet Incompatibility Screen
Methodology:Solid phase antibody detection
CPT Codes: 86904 x1
Test Includes:Testing patient plasma for platelet antibody capable of reacting with selected apheresis platelet samples.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:A Memorial Blood Center request form must accompany each sample. See Associated Links. To expedite delivery of the specimen at UMMC, send to Blood Banks; do not send to Sendouts, FRH and FSH use a courier to send the specimen directly to MBC.
Associated Links:

Memorial Blood Center Request Form

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Specimens more than 48 hours old.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
UMMC East and West send tube directly to blood bank.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Must arrive within 48 hours of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)


Reference Range:Number of incompatible units per number crossmatched.
Use:Detects patient platelet antibodies against selected apheresis platelets.

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