Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

PLATELET AB DIRECT

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PLTDIR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 86022.05         Geisinger Epic ID: 19482

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole Blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Required specimen: 7-10 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube If the platelet count is less than 20,000/ccm, submit 7-10 mL whole blood. Platelet Count: Minimum Volume = 45,000: 2 mL 20,000-45,000: 5 mL < 20,000: 10 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Do not centrifuge. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze specimens.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 6 days. Refrigerated: N/A. Frozen: N/A.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded, gross hemolysis, frozen specimen.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative.
CPT code(s):
86023
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Platelet antibody direct.
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
Synonyms:
Anti-Platelet Antibody, Direct,Platelet Associated IgG,Platelet Bound Antibody Platelet antibody screen
Quest test code 50198
Clinical significance:
Thrombocytopenia that is refractory to platelet transfusions may be due to direct platelet antibody. Testing is useful to differentiate immune from non-immune disorders

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily a.m.; Report available: 4-5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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