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Test Compendium

6588: HEPARIN INDUCED PLATELET ANTIBODY (HIPA)

Test Code

  • 6588

Test Synonym

  • HIPA, Heparin-Induced Platelet Antibody

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 86022
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2mL SERUM FROM A PLAIN RED TOP FROZEN

Additional Information

  • Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested. Do not use an SST tube, serum from an Red Top tube only - frozen

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: unstable REFRIGERATED: unstable FROZEN: stable