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414: Heparin-Induced Platelet Antibody Print View
Heparin-Induced PLT AB ELISA     
Patient O.D. ELISA     

PRIMARY
1 Serum Red Top 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Citrated 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)  

Heparin can induce thrombocytopenia, a decreased platelet count, due to antibody stimulation. False positive results may be due to immune complexes. False negative results may be due to low titer, low avidity antibodies.

For serum:
Centrifuge red top tube 15 minutes at approximately 1500 g
as soon as possible after clotting.
For plasma:
Centrifuge blue top tube 20 minutes at approximately 2500 g. Remove
plasma from the cells as soon as possible.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86022

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
Rejection Criteria: Gross Hemolysis Lipemia Icteric Serum Separator Tube Transport Temperature: Frozen






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