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Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Panel

Last modified by  ivette_marrero  on  April 03, 2014 09:59 AM


UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Panel consists of: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
and HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody

 

 

 

Tube Type
red top tubex2 orred top tubex2
Test ID   HITPN
EPIC Order   HIT PANEL (HIT PF4 and HIPA)
CPT Code(s)   See individual tests: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Special Coagulation
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: Blood: 2x red or royal blue top preferred; serum separator/gold top tube may be used;
see important Comments
Availability
Routine:
HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody: 3 runs/week:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia  1 run/week: Thursday
 
STAT:
Available upon approval by the Laboratory Director or Coagulation Consult Services. 
Turnaround Time   2 weeks
Reference Range Normal: See individual tests: Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and HIT Platelet Factor 4 Antibody
     
Comments Patient Should be OFF Heparin for a Minimum of 16 hours



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