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Test Code RPAGG Ristocetin Induced Platelet Aggregation (RIPA)

Specimen Type

Whole blood

Container/Tube

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.

Turnaround Time

6 hours

Test Includes

Decreasing doses of Ristocen tested for platelet aggregation

Preferred Volume

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

UCMC Collection Instructions

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

Fee Code

44245 X5

Test Usage

Functional platelet aggregation study used to investigate
for
certain subtypes of von Willebrand disease or platelet function
disorder

STAT Turnaround Time

n/a

Specimen Minimum Volume

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

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Must schedule with lab. Run Monday – Friday

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Not Available

CPT

85576 X5

Method Name

Platelet Aggregation

Reference Values

Interpretation will be provided