Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : ANTI-PLATELET THERAPY RESPONSE ASSESSMENT (MULTIPLATE METHOD) Order Code : LAB411
Synonyms: Antiplatelet therapy monitoring, Antiplatelet therapy response, ADP and Aspirin Response by Multiplate
Specimen Type: Citrated whole blood, do not spin
Container Type: unspun, light-blue top tube (3.2% buffered sodium citrate)
Required Volume: 1 full light-blue top tube (4.5mL)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 full light-blue top tube (2.7mL)
Methodology: Impedance Aggregometry
Standard Run Times: Daily, 8am to 3pm. Notify Special Coagulation lab at 650-723-4813 before drawing blood. Specimen must be received in the testing laboratory within 1 hour of draw. Transport in an upright position at room temperature.
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Daily draw cut off time: 3pm Notify Special Coagulation lab at 650-723-4813 before drawing blood. Lab operation hours: 7am to 5:30pm weekday, 7:30am to 4pm weekends Specimen must be received in the testing laboratory within 1 hour of draw. Transport in an upright position at room temperature. Mislabeled specimen, clotted specimen, specimen is not collected in the correct anticoagulant, improperly filled tube, specimen is not received within acceptable time limits, specimen is not transported correctly.
CPT Codes: 85576x2
SHC EPIC Code: LAB411
Causes For Rejection: Mislabeled specimen, clotted specimen, specimen is not collected in the correct anticoagulant, improperly filled tube, specimen is not received within acceptable time limits, specimen is not transported correctly.
Department: Special Coagulation