Platelet Aggregation Studies
Please book in this test with Coagulation Department, Waikato Hospital (ext 98459). The laboratory must be notified of all patient’s medication for the week prior to analysis.
Patient must present to Laboratory Outpatients for sample collection. Blood must be collected carefully as activated samples invalidate results.
6 x 2.7 mL sodium citrate tubes (light blue) & 1 x EDTA tube
Must be received in the Laboratory within 2 hours of collection. Do not send specimens via Lamson pneumatic tube system. Specimens must be walked to the laboratory.
By arrangement with Laboratory
4 x 2.7 mL sodium citrate tubes (light blue)