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Platelet Surface Glycoprotein Expression (PGE) by Flow Cytometry, Whole Blood
2013070
Ordering Recommendation

Use to diagnose Bernard-Soulier syndrome or Glanzmann thrombasthenia in patients with a lifelong history of platelet-type bleeding.

Mnemonic
PGE
Methodology
Qualitative Flow Cytometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2 EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution B). 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 4 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
EDTA: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
ACD solution B: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Normal
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Compliance Statement A: Analyte specific reagents (ASR) are used in many laboratory tests necessary for standard medical care and generally do not require U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval or clearance. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013071GPIb (CD42b) Expression
2013072GPIIb/IIIa (CD41/CD61) Expression
2013073Platelet Glycoprotein Expression Interp
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Aliases
  • Bernard-Soulier Syndrome
  • CD41
  • CD42b
  • CD61
  • Glanzmann Thrombasthenia
  • GPIb
  • GPIIb/IIIb
  • PGE