Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Order Code : 11548R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: NATP, platelet antibody identification, platelet antigen genotyping, HPA-1, PLA-1
Specimen Type: Whole Blood AND Serum
Container Type: Yellow-top tube Acid Citrate Dextrose Solution A (ACD) and Red-top tube (Plain) no additive or SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 30 mL Whole Blood and 10 mL Serum
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 20 mL Whole Blood and 3 mL Serum
Methodology: ELISA, Flow Cytometry, PCR
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 12 days
Special Handling: Ship refrigerated on an ice pack. Protect whole blood from freezing by wrapping in paper towels. Place the specimen and the test requisition into plastic bags and seal. Insert into an insulated container, place in a sturdy cardboard box, tape securely, and ship by overnight carrier. Ship the package in compliance with your overnight carrier guidelines. Samples must be received within 4 days of draw.
CPT Codes: Maternal and Paternal Samples: 83891 x 2, 83896 x 36, 83900 x 2, 83901 x 10, 83912 x 2, 86022 x 16; Maternal Samples Only: 83891, 83896 x 18, 83900, 83901 x 5, 83912, 86022 x 11
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11548R
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Hematology
Sendout Lab: Blood Center of Wisconsin