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Test Code BLOD0456 Heparin-PF4 Antibody

AKA

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
HIT

Container Type

Serum tube w/o Gel
Serum Gel
Sodium Citrate

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum – preferred
Citrated plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temp: NA
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: greater than 48 hours

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes
Lipemia: Yes

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Heparin administered before the draw will not affect the
test.

Must be received in lab by 10 AM to be performed the same
day.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

Methodology

ELISA

CPT

86022

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls