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  IIb / IIa  (POC) Specimen Type:
   

Blood


POINT OF CARE TESTING

Specimen requirements: Greiner 2 mL Blood Collection Tube Containing 3.2% Sodium Citrate or a 3 mL Lithium Heparin
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Baseline 125 330 PAU N/A
Samples >= 80 % inhibition 0 44 PAU N/A
Unit of measure: PAU (platelet aggregating units)
Ideal sample: Whole blood collected in the appropriate Greiner tube.  Assay within 15 minutes of collection.
Absolute minimum amount: 2 mL or 3  mL draw size
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: N/A
Order/entry screen(s): N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: N/A
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: N/A
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Semiquantitative turbidometric assay based on ability of activated platelets to bind fibrinogen at the Ilblla receptor
Special Instructions: Use the Accumetrics VerifyNow Instrument and VerifyNow IIb/Ia Assay Devices. Refer to the procedure "ACCUMETRICS VerifyNow IIb/IIIa Assay" located at the patient care area site.
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A