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Serotonin release assay

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB3473

 

Methodology: 

Radiobinding 14C Serotonin Radiolabel

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Frozen.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Low molecular weight heparin serotonin release assay (LMWH-SRA) assay may be useful for in-vitro investigation of LMWH-induced thrombocytopenia and/or thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome (HIT/HITT).

Performing laboratory: Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA 14225 Newbrook Drive Chantilly, VA 20151-2228

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=16284

CPT Code(s): 

86022

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 11:12:14 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 11:12:24 PM