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Test Code RPAGG Ristocetin Induced Platelet Aggregation (RIPA)

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Call Coagulation Lab at 2-1315 to schedule the test.

Preferred Volume

Call Coagulation Lab at 2-1315 to schedule the test.

Offsite Collection Instructions

The specimen cannot be collected offsite; patient must be present here to be drawn.Test must be schedule with Coagulation Laboratory. Please call 773-702-1315 to schedule.

UCMC Collection Instructions

Test must be schedule with Coagulation Laboratory. Please call 773-702-1315 to schedule.

Availability

Must schedule with lab. Run Monday – Friday

Turnaround Time

6 hours

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Methodology

Platelet Aggregation

CPT Code

85576 X5

Test Includes

Decreasing doses of Ristocen tested for platelet aggregation

Reference Range

Interpretation will be provided

Minimum Volume

Call Coagulation Lab at 2-1315 to schedule the test.

Fee Code

44245 X5