platelet function analysis


Description

Platelet aggregation screen performed on the PFA 100 analyser using collagen and epinephrine to induce aggregation.

Also known as

platelet function


Additional information

Vacutainer available from the Haemophilia Centre, or out of hours, by contacting the Haematology Specialist Registrar.


Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Haematology


Sample requirements

4.8ml, venous blood, citrate (vacutainer only)


Turnaround time

24 hours


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Please discuss with the Haematology Specialist Registrar/ Haemophilia Nurse Consultant before taking the sample.


Haematology

The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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