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Test Code IPF Immature Platelet Fraction, Blood

Additional Codes

Epic Test ID

LAB2201

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Hematology

Reference Values

0.0-6.0%

Methodology

This test can be useful in determining if the cause of
thrombocytopenia is due to a lack of production or an increase in
destruction of platelets.

 

The test result includes the percentage of circulating young
platelets.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole blood
Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume:  0.4 mL or 1 EDTA
Microtainer

Collection Instructions:

1. Gently invert 5 to 10 times to mix blood.

2. Do not centrifuge.

3. Cause for rejection include:   clotted
specimen

                                                         specimen
>24 hours old

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

85055