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Platelet release reaction study, whole blood

Fee code: 7836


Maribel Díaz Ricart, Ana Belén Moreno Castaño


> Pathology Department

Method description

Lumino - Turbidimetry

Delivery time

15 days

Note to delivery time


The determinations must be carried out in 4-5 hours following the extraction. These determinations are not deferrable. To be able to process, samples must reach the laboratory at 15:00 hours deadline

Specimen type

Whole blood (anticoagulant: citrate)

Specimen volume

10 mL

Specimen minimum volume

5 mL

Collection instructions

Breakfast of lightly to avoid plasma lipid

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Clotted sample, Fresh preservated sample, Incorrect proportion of anticoagulant, Sample collected at the wrong time interval or improper transportation conditions, Lipemic plasma, Sample with platelet count lower than 80,000 per microliter, Hemolyzed sample


Interpretive results report

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Platelet release      

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