HEXAGONAL PHOSPHOLIPID NEUTRALIZATION

Code
000.0000
Name
HEXAGONAL PHOSPHOLIPID NEUTRALIZATION
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Staclot LA
CPT Codes
85597
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44406
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Light blue top (3.2% buffered sodium citrate) tube, Platelet-poor plasma (PPP)

Volume

2.0 ml

Transport Info

Separate plasma from cells immediately
• Promptly centrifuge 15 minutes
• Carefully transfer plasma portion of sample to separate plastic tube using plastic pipette
• Centrifuge transferred plasma sample again to produce platelet-poor plasma (PPP)
• Use second plastic pipette to carefully transfer PPP sample into 2 plastic aliquot tubes
Frozen
CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Qualitative Clotting

Clinical Significance

•Recurrent vascular thromboses, recurrent pregnancy loss, unexplained prolonged PTT in an asymptomatic patient (indication for lupus anticoagulant testing)
•Additional indications for testing may also include the presence of endocarditis, livedo reticularis, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, and thrombotic microangiopathy

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