Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

12 days

Soft Order Code
PTEM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Platelet Transmission Electron Microscopic Study
Platelet EM

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Electron Microscopy

Test Usage

This test is indicated for assessing platelet ultra-structural abnormalities in congenital and acquired platelet disorders.

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in yellow top (ACD) solution A or B tube. Specimens are accepted Monday through Wednesday only and must be received by Specimen Processing by 6:00 pm.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in yellow top (ACD) solution A or B tube. Send intact specimen at room temperature within 24 hours of collection. Specimens are accepted Monday through Wednesday only and must be received by performing laboratory within 72 hours of collection (specimen must be received by MLabs by 6:00 pm). Include bleeding clinical history, recent PT, PTT, CBC, and other coagulation study results if available.

Normal Volume
6 mL ACD (solution A or B) whole blood
Minimum Volume
3 mL ACD (solution A or B) whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
85390, 88348
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.