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heparin antibody test
Synonyms: PF4: Heparin Antibodies; Heparin: Platelet Factor 4 Complex Associated Antibodies 
Computer Code: HAT
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot. centrifuge for 20 minutes. Using a plastic pipet, remove serum, place in 2 plastic tubes and freeze. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: SDH 
Requisition: SPEC H
Test Frequency: Mon-Sun, sample should be in the lab by noon, otherwise will be tested the following day. 
Routine TAT: within 24 hours 
Stat TAT: same day if sample is in the lab before noon 
CPT Code(s): 83516 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 19
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/01/2015
Time: 09:19:22 (24hr)