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Test ID: PLAFL    
Platelet Surface Glycoprotein by Flow Cytometry, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identification of markedly decreased CD41 (GPIIb) and CD61 (GPIIIa) expression levels, which are diagnostic for Glanzmann thrombasthenia

 

Identification of markedly decreased CD42a (GPIX) and CD42b (GPIb-alpha) expression levels, which are diagnostic for Bernard-Soulier syndrome

 

Identification of decreased GPVI expression, which suggests collagen receptor deficiency

 

Identification of decreased CD49b (GPIa), which suggests collagen receptor deficiency

Highlights

This test serves as a confirmatory test for platelet aggregation studies.

 

Markedly decreased platelet surface glycoprotein expression levels are diagnostic for various hereditary or acquired platelet disorders.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunophenotyping

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Platelet Glycoprotein Flow, B