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Coagulation Laboratory

Platelet Mapping

  • LIS Mnemonic: PLTMAP

    Collect

    One Blue, Sodium Citrate 3 ml tube, AND one Dark Green Sodium Heparin Tube 75 USP units. Sodium Heparin TUBE IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CORE/COAG LAB. YOU MUST CALL THE LAB TO OBTAIN A TUBE. TEST MUST BE SCHEDULED.

    Volume Required

    4 ml

    Minimum Required

    4 ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Must be sent to lab immediately after collection.

    Processing

    Done on whole blood. Must be performed within 2 hours of blood draw.TUBE IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CORE/COAG LAB. YOU MUST CALL THE LAB TO OBTAIN A TUBE. TEST MUST BE SCHEDULED.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Specimens on ice. Specimens greater than 2 hours old.

Days Performed

Monday through Friday

Reported

Next day

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

85396

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