Platelet Aggregation Studies
0030160
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PLTAG
Methodology
Aggregation
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Fast from midnight until specimen is drawn in a.m.  
Collect
Hemostasis/Thrombosis laboratory must be called at (801) 583-2787 extension 2151 to schedule testing before sample is drawn. Lt. blue (sodium citrate) AND lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 45 mL whole blood (sodium citrate) AND 5 mL whole blood (EDTA). Specimen must be received within one hour of draw.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL AMBIENT.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected at ARUP (500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT). Specimens that have been centrifuged or refrigerated.  
Remarks
Include list of current medications and most recent platelet count.  
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
ADP: Normal
Collagen: Normal
Arachidonic: Normal
Ristocetin: Normal
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
85576 x4
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0030001Platelet Aggregation Studies, Additional
0030005Platelet Aggregation Studies, ADP
0030020Platelet Aggregation Studies, AA
0030045Platelet Aggregation Studies, Collagen
0030255Platelet Aggregation Studies, Ristocetin
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • PFT
  • Platelet function assay