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Heparin-Dependent Platelet Antibody (SRA) - Unfractionated Heparin

Order Code: 5508

Also Known as

Serotonin Release Assay, SRA-Porcine Heparin, SRA-UFH, SRA-unfractionated heparin

Disease State

Test Information

This test is designed to detect heparin-dependent platelet anitbodies in the serum from patients suspected of having Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Sample Requirements

Serum

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.

Shipping Information

Refrigerated (If already frozen, send on dry ice)

Requested Volume

5 ml

Minimum/Pediatric Volume

1 ml

CPT Codes

86022

Method

Serotonin Release Assay (SRA)

Turnaround Time

1-3 days

Test Schedule

Performed 6 days per week (Monday through Saturday)

New York State Approval

Approved

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