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P2Y12 Antiplatelet

Important Note

P2Y12 Antiplatelet test is available seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Call the Laboratory at 5-8604 to obtain the required tubes for this assay.  All other coagulation tubes are unacceptable for this test.

 

eD-H Order Code

LAB4161

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Blood 4.0 ML NO SPIN/NO TUBE

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

4 hours

Additional Specimen Instructions

Patient must be present at the D-H Lebanon Campus for phlebotomy

Do not send through pneumatic tube system
Do not centrifuge

Two 2mL P2Y12 specific tubes can be obtained from the Laboratory. Please call 5-8604

 

If drawing blood for a CBC at the same time as sample collection for VerifyNow P2Y12

Antiplatelet (VerifyNow) Assay, fill the CBC tube last.

 

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Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
P2Y12 This test is intended to be used as an indication of drug effect in patients on clopidogrel (Plavix) only in conjunction with a baseline pre-treatment determination.

Performing Lab Section

Hematology

CPT(s)

85576