Platelet Antibody, Drug Dependent

Abbrev Code:PAIGDD   
Order Code:LAB3658Order Name:Platelet Antibody Drug Dependent
Synonyms:Drug Dependent Platelet Antibody
Methodology:Flow cytometry
CPT Codes: 86022 x1
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 the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; 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

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
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.
Stability:7 days refrigerated; for longer storage freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Versiti)
Referral Lab number:9000


Reference Range:No drug-dependent platelet antibodies detected. (Fluorescence Ratio <2.0)
Use:Diagnose drug induced immune thrombocytopenia.

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