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PLATELET FUNCTION TEST

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Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​6 tubes of 3 mL blood containing 0.3 mL of 3.2% sodium citrate.

Storage and Transport

​Specimen should be kept at room temperature and should not be kept in ice.

Method

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​Platelet Aggregation with:
(ADP) 64 – 111%
(Collagen) 68 – 117%
(Epinephrine) 46 – 122%
(Ristocetin) 80 – 115%
(Arachidonic Acid) 52 – 110%

Turnaround Time

​1 day

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Friday

Remarks

​Includes aggregation with 5 reagents.

Note: To make appointment with laboratory (Tel: 6326 6022).

Patient to fast overnight prior to test and should not be on aanti-platelet medication for at least 2 weeks for investigation of bleeding disorder

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