Platelet Glycoprotein Expression (PGE)

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Codes: 88185 x1, 88187 x1, 88184 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Tues - Fri only; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:Samples must be received at testing laboratory within 2 days of collection. A control sample from an unrelated normal donor must accompany each patient sample.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL drawn in a pediatric tube to maintain whole blood to ACDB ratio
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Draw the patient and donor sample at the same time.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at refrigerated temperature. Both samples must arrive at testing site within 2 days of collection.
Stability:2 days at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Versiti)
Referral Lab number:5545

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