Platelet Ultra-Structural Exam by Transmission Electron Microscopy
Microscopy; Platelet EM
Mayo Medical Lab
3-6 mL Whole Blood
Yellow (ACD), Solution B
Collect Monday-Thursday 0900-1300 only, it can be collected on a weekend as long as it can be delivered within 72 Hours of collection and no holidays. Whole blood collected in an ACD Solution A (yellow-top) tube is also acceptable. Submit a completed Platelet EsotericTesting Patient Info form with specimen to lab.
Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Gross hemolysis; Later than 96 Hours from collection
6 mL Whole Blood
3 mL Whole Blood
Submit a completed Platelet Esoteric Testing Patient Info form with specimen room temp. Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo Courier Monday-Thursday only.
Insurance authorization is required prior to draw for Outpatients. Ok to send on Inpatients.
85390, 88348 (Only need insurance authorization for genetic cpt: 88348)