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Platelet Associated Antbodies, Direct Assay

Mnemonic:    [Plt Abs Dir]
Name:    Platelet Associated Antbodies, Direct Assay
Specimen:    10 mL whole blood from 2 EDTA lavender top tubes.

Specimens more than 48 hours old or hemolyzed, clotted, refrigerated or frozen specimens are not acceptable.
Minimum Spec:    5 mL
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 days ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0095614
  Method:    Flow Cytometry
Note:    Must be received in reference lab within 48 hrs of collection. Try to collect the samples in the morning before the courier leaves.
Processing Info:    Must be received in lab within 48 hrs of collection.