Heparin/PF4 IgG ELISA
|Also Known as (Alias)
|Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)
|An enzyme linked immunosorbant assay (ELISA) using a complex of heparin and Platelet Factor 4 (PF4) is used to capture antibody developed during type II Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). Detection of IgG antibody along with a strong clinical history supports a diagnosis of HIT.
|Citrate (blue top)
|5cc Citrate (blue top)
|Whole blood specimens can be sent directly to Bloodworks within 24 hours of draw time. Samples may also be spun, frozen at -20°C, and shipped on dry ice after-hours or over the weekend.
|Send whole blood at ambient temperature Monday – Friday within 24 hours of draw time. Samples may also be spun, frozen at -20°C, and shipped on dry ice during after-hours or over the weekend.
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|RFT- Platelet Immunology Laboratory
|Daily, Monday thru Friday
|Turn around Time (analytic time)
|1 business day
|Fax number required to receive report