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Test Code 66800 Verify Now Platelet Function Assay (PFA)

Performing Laboratory

Eisenhower Medical Center

Department

Main Lab - Transfusion Services

Method

Main Lab: Verify Now Platelet Function Assay

Specimen

Whole Blood

Specimen Containers

Two Blue 2 mL white top tube

Collection Volume

0.1

Specimen Handling

Hand Deliver/No Spin

Procedural Instructions

For both Plavix and Aspirin, low HCT or platelet counts can affect results. If so, a value will not be generated by
the assay system. If Reopro (abciximab) was given within the past two weeks, or

Collection Instructions

Hand Deliver/No Spin

Transport Requirements

No Spin / Deliver STAT to Transfusion Services.

Reference Ranges

PLATELET FUNCTION ASPIRIN
Gender: Both
Age Range: 0 – 999 Years
Normal Range: 0-549

Analyte

Platelet Function Aspirin