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Platelet Antigen Testing, Parental (for Neonatal Immune Thrombocytopenia)

Alternate names:
Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Not required
Collection Instructions:

This test is performed on the parents of the affected child.

Samples required are:

Mother : 10 mL in plain tube (no gel), 20 mL in ACD  and 2x EDTA

Father : 20 mL in ACD, 2x EDTA

Please contact the laboratory before collecting these specimens, keep samples at room temperature.

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Laboratory Use Only

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