Platelet Typing for Single Platelet Antigen
|Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
|There is an increasing desire to platelet type fetal amniocytes or pregnant siblings of women with NATP. This is not to be substituted for Neonatal Thrombocytopenia Evaluation. This will only type for a single antigen suspected in a family history of NATP or to confirm a diagnosis of post transfusion purpura (PTP).
|EDTA (lavender top) or ACD (yellow top)
|10cc EDTA (lavender top) or 10cc ACD (yellow top)
|Send whole blood specimens at ambient temperature. Specimens should arrive in the lab within 48 hours from draw time.
Send samples to:
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|RFT- Platelet Immunology Laboratory
|Turn around Time (analytic time)
|2-3 business days
|Fax number required to receive report