Immature platelet fraction

Alphabetical Test listing

Immature platelet fraction-8931

  
Immature platelet fraction
  
8931
  
LAB8931
  
IPF
  
Reticulated platelet
  
  • Differential diagnosis of thrombocytopenia
  • Monitoring bone marrow recovery after chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation
  • Risk stratification in acute coronary syndromes 
  • Monitoring the effect of treatment with antiplatelet drugs in patients with coronary artery diseases
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
5.0 mL
  

Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting

  

Submit entire specimen; do not spin

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 48 hours

Ambient (OK) - 24 hours

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Clotted specimen
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Hemolysis
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
Routine - 1 day
Available STAT
  

Sysmex

  

0.9 - 11.2%

  
85055
  
02/29/2012
  
07/13/2018
  
02/18/2020