Platelet Support Testing Protocols
It is imperative that the guidelines listed here be followed when submitting patient samples and paperwork. If either is improperly received, it could result in significant delay of test results or rejection of the sample altogether.
If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact our laboratory personnel.
All of the following tests will be located on the bottom right-hand corner of our requisition form.
HLA Typing for Platelet Support
Please submit: 2 yellow top tubes and select the appropriate test on the requisition.
Anti-HLA Antibody Testing (PRA)
Please submit: 1 red top tube and select the appropriate test on the requisition.
Contact laboratory for pediatric minimums.