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RISTOCETIN INDUCED PLATELET AGGREGATION (RAG)

Department: Coagulation
Test Synonym(s): RIPA, RAG
Test Components: Aggregation with Ristocetin, Coagulation Interpretation.
CPT Codes: 85576 per agonist
Methodology: PRP LUMI Aggregation
Reference Range: Normal response
Tube Type: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633
Specimen: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633

Alternate Specimen: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633

Pediatric Requirements: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633

Volume: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633
Minimum Volume: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633
Days Performed: Monday - Friday
Times Performed:
TAT: Testing must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation 615 875-5633

Special Instructions: Test must be scheduled with Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation Laboratory. Patient should not take over the counter medications for 10 days prior to testing. Patient must present to Vanderbilt between 8:00 and 8:30 AM on the day of testing. Patient should be fasting. Vanderbilt Esoteric Coagulation: 615 875-5633


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