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.
UUHSC Testing OnlyUUHSC Testing Only

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Specimen must be collected at ARUP (500 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT). Call the Hemostasis/Thrombosis laboratory at (801) 583-2787 ext. 2151 to schedule specimen collection. Special arrangements for UUHSC In-Patients can be made by contacting the number above. Patient must fast from midnight until specimen is collected.  
Collect
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). (Min: Four 3.5 mL lt. blue (sodium citrate) (14 mL) AND one 4 mL lavender EDTA) Specimen must be received within one hour of draw.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected at ARUP. Specimens that have been centrifuged or refrigerated.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
 
 
Available Separately Components Reference Interval
No Platelet Aggregation Studies, ADP Normal
No Platelet Aggregation Studies, Collagen Normal
No Platelet Aggregation Studies, AA Normal
No Platelet Aggregation Studies, Ristocetin Normal
Interpretive Data
 
Note
A completed Patient History Form must be submitted 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.
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
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Aliases
  • PFT
  • Platelet function assay