5508

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia - SRA

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Test Information
This test is designed to detect heparin-dependent platelet antibodies in the serum from patients suspected of having Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT).
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Also Known As
  • Serotonin Release Assay
  • SRA-Porcine Heparin
  • SRA-UFH
  • SRA-unfractionated heparin
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Test Type
Functional/Serologic Test
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Sample Notes
Serum
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Requested Volume
5 ml
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Minimum / Pediatric Volume
1 ml
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Additional Sample Information
Sample should be spun down and taken off the clot. 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.
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Shipping Information
Refrigerated (If already frozen, send on dry ice)
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CPT Codes
  • 86022
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Method
Serotonin Release Assay (SRA)
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Turnaround Time
1-3 days
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New York State Approval
Approved
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DEX Z-Code™
No
 
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