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Platelet Aggregation Studies
0030160
Ordering Recommendation

Evaluate patients with suspected inherited qualitative platelet disorders or patients with lifelong platelet-type bleeding.

Mnemonic
PLTAG
Methodology
Qualitative Aggregation
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Time SensitiveTime Sensitive
UUHSC Testing OnlyUUHSC Testing Only
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Prior to patient preparation, refer to Remarks section. Patient must fast from midnight until specimen is collected.
Outpatient: Send patient to ARUP Family Health Clinic (500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT) for specimen collection.
UUHSC Inpatient: Contact the Hemostasis/Thrombosis lab at (801) 583-2787 ext. 2151 to schedule collection. 
Collect
Light Blue (Sodium Citrate) AND Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 45 mL whole blood (Sodium Citrate) AND 5 mL whole blood (EDTA). (Min: 14 mL Sodium Citrate AND 4 mL EDTA) Specimen must be received in the performing laboratory within one hour of draw. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected by ARUP. 
Remarks
A completed Patient History Form must be submitted to Coagulation811@aruplab.com and approved prior to specimen collection. The Patient History Form is available on the ARUP Web site or by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. 
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Available SeparatelyComponentsReference Interval
NoPlatelet Aggregation Studies, ADPNormal
NoPlatelet Aggregation Studies, CollagenNormal
NoPlatelet Aggregation Studies, AANormal
NoPlatelet Aggregation Studies, RistocetinNormal

Interpretive Data


Note
Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0030001Platelet Aggregation Studies, Additional21027-8
0030005Platelet Aggregation Studies, ADP24377-4
0030020Platelet Aggregation Studies, AA24381-6
0030045Platelet Aggregation Studies, Collagen24379-0
0030255Platelet Aggregation Studies, Ristocetin24380-8
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Aliases
  • PFT
  • Platelet function assay