Platelet Antibodies


Test Information

Test Name

Platelet Antibodies

Synonyms

Platelet Abs; HPA Platelet antibody screen

Preferred Specimen

CPDA x 3; Plain tube x 3

Testing Location

Referral

Forms

View tissue-typing

Collection Information

Availability

Monday - Wednesday Collection only for Whakatane; All other region Monday - Thursday Collection only. Rotorua collections before 8am.


Processing Information

Registration Code

See notes

Notes

  • PLBOP requests register as PLAT
  • All other labs register as REF
  • DO NOT centrifuge; DO NOT refrigerate

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send directly to referral laboratory

- Rotorua

Send directly to referral laboratory


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

New Zealand Blood Services

Send Away Transport

Ambient

External Lab Website