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Laboratory test: P2B3A

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Name:
VerifyNow 2B3A

Alt name:
Abciximab (ReoPro) or Eptifibatide (Integrilin) Eptifibatide, Integrilin, Abciximab, Re
Code:
P2B3A
Order Type:
TEST
Department Code:
SH
Department:
SPECIAL HEMATOLOGY
MU Specimen Type:
WB

Performing Laboratory:
Core Laboratory, Special Hematology

Tube Type:
SC
Tube Name:
Special
Volume:
5

Collection:
Collect specimen with a 21 gauge or larger needle. Always collect 2 mL's of blood in a non-additive white top tube and discard. Next collect 2 Greiner lithium heparin green top tubes. These are partial fill tubes that fill halfway to the black arrow. NEVER draw these tube after filling an EDTA tube. Mix gently by inverting 5 times. Collection time MUST be recorded on the tube and requisition as this is a time sensitive test. NOTE: Tubes must be full to obtain proper blood to anticoagulant ratio or the specimen will be rejected.
Comments:
MUST schedule this test with laboratory, 464-6830.
Decimal Places:
0
Method:
VerifyNow Platelet Aggregometry
Specimen Type:
2 Greiner lithium heparin green top tubes and 1 non-additive white top tube.
Result Units:
PAU
Stability:
Room Temperature: 15 minutes
Transport:
Immediately transport to the lab at room temperature. Testing must be performed within 15 minutes of collection. Do NOT transport by pneumatic tube.
Turn-Around Time:
Within 15 minutes of collection

Interpretation:
Sent with results.