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Platelet function complementary study (PFA-200), whole blood

Fee code: 7915


Maribel Díaz Ricart, Ana Belén Moreno Castaño


> Pathology Department

Method description

Platelet adhesion under flow

Delivery time

7 days

Note to delivery time


Inform in the request: a) if the patient takes antiaggregants, antidepressants or anti-inflammatories; b) platelet count and hematocrit value (%); c) if you have received a platelet transfusion in the last 15 days. If they provide data from the day's blood count, they can cancel the blood count associated with the test

Specimen type

Anticoagulated blood with citrate + Blood tube in EDTA for Hemogram

Specimen volume

2,7 mL sangre citrato + 3 mL EDTA para HEMOGRAMA

Specimen minimum volume

2,7 mL sangre citrato + 3 mL EDTA para HEMOGRAMA

Collection instructions

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

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


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
PFA Collagen / Epinephrine < 137 seconds    
FA Collagen / ADP < 105 seconds    

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