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  P2Y12 (Plavix) Specimen Type:
  also known as Plavix Assay

Blood


POINT OF CARE TESTING

Specimen requirements: Point of Care  Whole Blood
Unit of measure: PRU and % inhibition
Ideal sample: 2.0 mL Whole Blood, Greiner  3.2% Sodium Citrate.  Assay 10 minutes to 4 hours of collection.
Absolute minimum amount: 2.0 mL draw size sample
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Method: Increase of light transmittance due to the agglutination of fibrinogen coated microparticle beads in proportion the number of unblocked platelet gp Iiba/IIIa receptors.
Special Instructions: Use the Accumetrics VerifyNow System Instrument and VerifyNow P2Y12 Assay Device. Refer to the procedure "ACCUMETRICS VERIFYNOW P2Y12 ASPIRIN ASSAY" located at the patient care area site.
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