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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

P2Y12 Inhibitor Assay


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Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

This test is currently NOT offered at the Waikato. For urgent enquires, contact the laboratory hematologist. 

Specimen Collection and Transport Protocols

A discard tube (BD sodium citrate tube) must be taken prior to the Greiner tube

Adult Specimen

2 mL Greiner tube (available from Coagulation department)

Sample Delivery to Lab

Must be walked to the laboratory. Do not send via lamson tube system.

Test Information



Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

4 hours

Reference interval

Normal individual not taking P2Y12                                                           180-376 PRU
Evidence of P2Y12 receptor blockade                                                     <180 PRU
Appropriate response to anti-platelet therapy for cardiology patients      <208 PRU
Optimal therapeutic and pre-surgical target                                             Not established

Diagnostic Use Or Instructions

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