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36573: Hexagonal Phase Neutralization (36573) Print View
Hexagonal Phase Neutraliza   Negative   

PRIMARY
1 Plasma Citrated 1.5 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

This test is useful in determining the presence of the lupus anticoagulant that is associated with increased risk of thrombosis.

Platelet Poor Plasma: Centrifuge light blue-top tube 15 minutes at
approx. 1500 g within 60 minutes of collection. Using a plastic
pipette, remove plasma, taking care to avoid the WBC/platelet buffy
layer and place into a plastic vial. Centrifuge a second time and
transfer platelet-poor plasma into a new plastic vial.
Plasma must be free of platelets (<10,000/mcl). Freeze immediately and
ship on dry ice.

Reject Criteria:
Received room temperature; Received refrigerated; Hemolysis

Transport Temperature: Frozen
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
85598

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Methodology: Hexagonal Phospholipid Neutralization Clot Assay






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