Platelet Alloantibody Workup-Advanced

Also Known as (Alias) Platelet Specific Antibody
Method Flow cytometry, Enzyme linked immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)
Test Information If a patient fails to respond to HLA-selected community donors, further testing may be required. An advanced workup may include a class I HLA antibody identification and a platelet antibody assay. Further antibody identification may be required using a platelet specific assay (MAIPA)
Additional Test Information This test cannot be requested until after the Platelet Alloantibody Workup (Basic) test has been performed.
Sample Requirements ACD (yellow top)
Clotted blood (red top)
Requested Volume 10cc ACD (yellow top) tube and 10cc clot (red top) tube
Shipping Information Send sample at ambient temperature and should be received in the lab 48 hours after collection

Send samples to:
Bloodworks Northwest
Attn:  Platelet Immunology Lab, Rm 619
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

For additional information please see Ordering Information

Requisition Form RFT- Platelet Immunology Laboratory
Transaction Code 3635-00
CPT Codes 86022 x2
Test Schedule Monday thru Friday
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1-3 business days
Report/Results Fax number required to receive report

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