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ID:1052 Platelet Glycoproteins
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DescriptionFlow cytometric determination of platelet surface markers pertaining specifically to the diagnosis of Bernard Soulier syndrome or Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia, through analysis of GPIIb/IIIa and GPIb/X integrins.
IndicationBleeding diatheses where the indication may be due to irregular platelet function.
Additional InfoUsually requested as part of a full platelet function study. See also Platelet Function Tests.
Concurrent TestsPlatelet aggregation studies, Platelet nucleotides, PFA-100
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationReduction or absence of platelet surface glycoproteins may be indicative of specific platelet disorders.

DepartmentSpecialist Coagulation
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Collection ConditionsCitrate x 8 minimum if requested as part of a platelet function analysis. Citrate x 2 if requested in isolation as a follow up test. All samples must be correctly filled.
Min. Vol2x xitrate samples filled to the line.

Ref. Range (Male)NA
Ref. Range (Female)NA
Ref. Range (Paed)NA
Ref. Range NotesQualitative interpretation of normal, reduced or absent expression.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT4 weeks
IP Routine TAT4 weeks
GP Acute TAT4 weeks
GP Routine TAT4 weeks
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : na. Review due on 22/01/2020 09:59:15. Published By on 22/01/2019 09:59:15.