Heparin- PF4 IgG ELISA Confirmation

Also Known as (Alias) HIT
Method Enzyme linked immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)
Test Information Reflex testing for confirmation of positive heparin antibody with the addition of high dose heparin as an inhibitory step in the heparin/PF4 IgG ELISA.
Sample Requirements Citrate (blue top)
Requested Volume 5cc Citrate (blue top) tube
Sample Information Whole blood can be sent at ambient temperature to receive within 24 hours of draw. Frozen plasma samples can be sent over the weekend.   Friday after 12 Noon thru Sunday night, weekend shipping directions apply.
Shipping Information Send whole blood at ambient temperature Monday – Friday and should be received in the lab within 24 hours of collection.

Send samples to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Attn:  Platelet Immunology Lab, Rm 619
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Note: If sending over the weekend.  Spin and Freeze plasma at -20C then send frozen on dry ice.

For additional information please see Ordering Information

Requisition Form RFT- Platelet Immunology Laboratory
Transaction Code 3655-20
CPT Codes 86022
Test Schedule reflexive
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1-2 business days
Report/Results Fax number required to receive report

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