This test is designed to detect heparin-dependent platelet antibodies 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. Plasma is NOT acceptable. Sample must be received within 7 days of draw date if refrigerated. Send samples refrigerated. Older serum samples are acceptable if they have been frozen. Send frozen samples on Dry Ice. Room temperature samples are not acceptable
Refrigerated (If already frozen, send on dry ice)
Performed 6 days per week (Monday-Saturday)