Test Details

Mnemonic

PLABD

Ordering Code

3421700

CPT-4 Code(s)

86023

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 10 mL whole blood. CRITICAL ROOM TEMPERATURE.
Pediatric minimum volume: 1.0 mL
If the platelet count is less than 20,000/ccm submit 7 - 10 mL whole blood

Minimum Volume

5.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Critical room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimens, gross hemolysis, ACD tubes

Stability

Room temperature: 6 days
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Flow Cytometry
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Reference Range

Anti-IgG Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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