Heparin Dependent Antibodies Screening Assay IgGAM (HIT, Heparin induced thrombocytopenia,PF4 heparin antibody)

Message
Testing performed Mon to Fri/same day result if spec rec'd prior to 9 am Test w/in 24hrs/freeze @-20C up to 6mo

Test Code
HIT

Preferred Specimen
Sodium Citrate Light Blue Top Tube

Instructions
"Gently mix by inversion 3 or 4 times to ensure adequate mixing of anticoagulant with specimen. Proper ratio of anticoagulant/blood needed.
Testing Frequency:"

Transport Container
Blue Ref Aliq Frozen

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: Test within 24hrs or freeze at -70degC for up to 6mo

Methodology
ELISA



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