This test is designed to detect heparin-dependent platelet anitbodies in the serum from patients suspected of having Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT).
Additional Test Information
Additional Sample Requirements
Sample should be spun down and taken off the clot. Sample must be received within 7 days of draw date if refrigerated. Older serum samples are acceptable if they have been frozen. Room temperature samples are not acceptable.
Refrigerated (If already frozen, send on dry ice)
Performed 6 days per week (Monday-Saturday)