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Platelet Antibody Detection (Indirect Assay)

Mnemonic:    [Plt Ab Ind]
Name:    Platelet Antibody Detection (Indirect Assay)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. If an infant is <30 days old, the sample collection should be from the mother.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 1 month frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0051050
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Processing Info:    Separate serum ASAP and FREEZE. Specimens refrigerated up to 48 hrs are acceptable, hemolyzed or lipemic specimens are not acceptable.