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  Aspirin Sensitivity (POC) Specimen Type:
   

Blood


POINT OF CARE TESTING

Specimen requirements: Point of Care  Whole Blood
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Monitored by physician during patient procedure
Unit of measure: ARU (aspirin reaction units)
Ideal sample: 2.0 mL whole blood draw into special Greiner 2 mL blood collection tube containing 3.2 % sodium citrate. Assay 30 min - 4 hrs after collection.
Absolute minimum amount: 2.0 mL draw size sample
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: Increase of light transmittance due to the agglutination of fibrinogen coated microparticle beads in proportion the number of unblocked platelet gp IIb/IIIa receptors.
Special Instructions: Use the Accumetrics VerifyNow System Instrument and VerifyNow Aspirin Assay Devices. Refer to the procedure "ACCUMETRICS VERIFYNOW ASPIRIN ASSAY" located at the patient care area site.
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A