Serotonin Release Assay (SRA), LMWH

Test Code
16284

CPT Codes
86022

Preferred Specimen
1 mL frozen serum

Minimum Volume
0.4 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 6 months

Methodology
Radiobinding 14C Serotonin Radiolabel

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Sun-Fri; Report available: 1 day

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
Low molecular weight heparin serotonin release assay (LMWH-SRA) assay may be useful for in-vitro investigation of LMWH-induced thrombocytopenia and/or thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome (HIT/HITT).

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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